A condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx).
The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe:
— No evidence that the choking was done by the accused.
Dutch: asfyxiatie, suffocatie, verstikking, worging, wurging
Moby thesaurus: abolishment, abolition, annihilation, annulment, asphyxia, asphyxiation, bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, blurred, bottleneck, breathy, burking, burning out, burnout ... show more.
A coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current.
A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine.
Breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion.
Wring the neck of:
— The man choked his opponent.
Constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing.
Dutch: verstikken, wurgen
Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake.
Fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation.
Check or slow down the action or effect of.
Become or cause to become obstructed.
Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.
Become stultified, suppressed, or stifled.
Suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of.
Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.
Dutch: creperen, de pijp aan Maarten geven, doodgaan, expireren, heengaan, inslapen, insluimeren, kapotgaan, omkomen, ontslapen ... show more
Reduce the air supply:
— Choke a carburetor.
Cause to retch or choke.
Moby thesaurus: OD, asphyxia, asphyxiate, asphyxiation, bake, bang, bar, barricade, batten, batten down, be in heat, be killed, bind, blaze, block, block up, blockade, bloom, blow out, boil ... show more.
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