Synonyms of suffocate in English:

suffocate


See definition of suffocate

verb

1‘she suffocated her victim after a furious row’

SYNONYMS
smother, asphyxiate, stifle
choke
strangle, throttle, strangulate

2‘two people suffocated in the crowd’

SYNONYMS
be smothered, asphyxiate, be stifled

3‘she felt as though she was suffocating in the heat’

SYNONYMS
be breathless, be short of air, struggle for air
be too hot, swelter
informal roast, bake, boil