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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Strangle (0.00940 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Strangle.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: strangle memujut, memujutkan, mencekik, mencekikkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: strangle strangle v 1: 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” [syn: strangulate, throttle] 2: conceal or hide; “smother a yawn”; “muffle one's anger”; “strangle a yawn” [syn: smother, stifle, muffle, repress] 3: die from strangulation 4: prevent the progress or free movement of; “He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather”; “the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries” [syn: hamper, halter, cramp] 5: constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing [syn: choke] 6: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; “he swallowed a fishbone and gagged” [syn: gag, choke, suffocate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Strangle Strangle \Stran"gle\, v. i. To be strangled, or suffocated. [1913 Webster] Strangle \Stran"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strangled; p. pr. & vb. n. Strangling.] [OF. estrangler, F. ['e]trangler, L. strangulare, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? a halter; and perhaps akin to E. string, n. Cf. Strain, String.] 1. To compress the windpipe of (a person or animal) until death results from stoppage of respiration; to choke to death by compressing the throat, as with the hand or a rope. [1913 Webster] Our Saxon ancestors compelled the adulteress to strangle herself. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] 2. To stifle, choke, or suffocate in any manner. [1913 Webster] Shall I not then be stifled in the vault, . . . And there die strangled ere my Romeo comes? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To hinder from appearance; to stifle; to suppress. “Strangle such thoughts.” --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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