- [verb] kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
Synonyms: strangle, throttle
- [verb] constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air
- [verb] become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"
- Search for synonyms for STRANGULATE