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1. choke [ v ] breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
Examples: "She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"

Used in print:

(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)

He had to cough then ; he went to the window and choked there with the fresh breeze on his face .

Synonyms choke Related Terms breathe choking

2. choke [ v ] be too tight; rub or press
Examples: "This neckband is choking the cat"

Used in print:

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

Now , Adam , in the gray light of afternoon , stared across at the hut opposite his tent , and thought_of Simms_Purdew lying in there in the gloom , snoring on his bunk , with the fumes of whisky choking the air .

Synonyms choke fret gag Related Terms compress choker

3. choke [ v ] struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
Examples: "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"

Synonyms choke strangle suffocate gag Related Terms suffer asphyxiation

4. choke [ v ] constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing

Synonyms choke strangle Related Terms compress

5. choke [ v ] wring the neck of
Examples: "The man choked his opponent"

Used in print:

(The Sun, [Baltimore]...)

In another attack , Samuel_Verstandig , 41 , proprietor of a food store in the 2100 block Aiken street , told police two Negroes assaulted him in his store and stole $ 150 from the cash_register after choking and beating him .

Synonyms choke scrag Related Terms compress choking scrag

6. choke [ v ] reduce the air supply; of carburetors

Synonyms throttle choke Related Terms enrich accelerator

7. choke [ v ] die (colloquial)
Examples: "The old man finally kicked the bucket"

Synonyms drop_dead croak snuff_it pop_off buy_the_farm choke conk die_suddenly die_unexpectedly cash_in_one's_chips give-up_the_ghost kick_the_bucket Related Terms die colloquialism

8. choke [ v ] cause to retch or choke

Synonyms choke gag Related Terms sicken

9. choke [ v ] become or cause to become obstructed
Examples: "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall" "The water pipe is backed up"

Synonyms clog choke_off back_up congest choke foul clog_up Related Terms unclog obstruct stuff silt_up gum_up crap_up congestion

10. choke [ n ] a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current

Synonyms choke_coil choking_coil choke Related Terms coil circuit

11. choke [ v ] check or slow down the action or effect of
Examples: "She choked her anger"

Synonyms choke Related Terms bottle_up

12. choke [ v ] fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
Examples: "The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"

Synonyms choke Related Terms fail choker

13. choke [ v ] kill by constricting the throat and preventing from breathing
Examples: "Othello suffocated Desdemona with a pillow"

Synonyms suffocate stifle asphyxiate choke Related Terms become die strangle smother suffocate suffocation asphyxia

14. choke [ v ] suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
Examples: "His job suffocated him"

Synonyms choke suffocate Related Terms stifle suffocate

15. choke [ v ] impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
Examples: "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"

Synonyms asphyxiate choke stifle suffocate Related Terms obstruct choking asphyxiation

16. choke [ n ] a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

Synonyms choke Related Terms valve automatic_choke fuel_system

Rhymes with

chalk chock

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