Synonyms of strangle in English:

strangle


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verb

1‘the victim was strangled with a scarf’

SYNONYMS
throttle, choke, garrotte
asphyxiate, stifle
informal strangulate

2‘she strangled a sob’

SYNONYMS
suppress, smother, stifle, repress, restrain, hold back, hold in, fight back, bite back, gulp back, swallow, choke back, check
ANTONYMS

let out

3‘too much security is strangling commercial activity in the town’

SYNONYMS
hamper, hinder, impede, restrict, interfere with, inhibit, hold back, curb, check, restrain, constrain
prevent, put an end to, put an stop to, stop, quash, squash, stamp out, destroy, crush, extinguish, deaden, damp down, subdue, suppress, repress
silence, muffle, mute, gag
ANTONYMS

encourage, promote