Meaning of strangle

Definition of strangle

(verb) kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangulate his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
suppress in order to conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a laugh"; "repress a cry of fear"
die from strangulation
prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"

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