Found 3 items, similar to choke.
English → Indonesian
bengkal, mencekik, mencekiki, tersedak
English → English
n 1: a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in
electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate
alternating current [syn: choke coil
, choking coil
2: a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of
a gasoline engine
v 1: breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong
emotion; “She choked with emotion when she spoke about
her deceased husband”
2: be too tight; rub or press; “This neckband is choking the
3: wring the neck of; “The man choked his opponent”
4: constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing [syn: strangle
5: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; “he
swallowed a fishbone and gagged”
6: fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation; “The
team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing
the coach and the audience”
7: check or slow down the action or effect of; “She choked her
8: become or cause to become obstructed; “The leaves clog our
drains in the Fall”
; “The water pipe is backed up”
, clog up
, back up
9: impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of;
“The foul air was slowly suffocating the children”
10: become stultified, suppressed, or stifled; “He is
suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the
11: suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of;
“His job suffocated him”
12: die; “The old man finally kicked the bucket”
[syn: kick the bucket
, cash in one's chips
, buy the farm
, give-up the ghost
, drop dead
, pop off
, snuff it
13: reduce the air supply; “choke a carburetor”
14: cause to retch or choke [syn: gag
English → English
1. A stoppage or irritation of the windpipe, producing the
feeling of strangulation.
(a) The tied end of a cartridge.
(b) A constriction in the bore of a shotgun, case of a
(ch[=o]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Choked
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Choking
.] [OE. cheken, choken; cf. AS. [=a]ceocian
to suffocate, Icel. koka to gulp, E. chincough, cough.]
1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or
squeezing the windpipe; to stifle; to suffocate; to
With eager feeding food doth choke the feeder.
2. To obstruct by filling up or clogging any passage; to
block up. --Addison.
3. To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.;
Oats and darnel choke the rising corn. --Dryden.
4. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or
strong feeling. “I was choked at this word.”
5. To make a choke, as in a cartridge, or in the bore of the
barrel of a shotgun.
To choke off
, to stop a person in the execution of a
purpose; as, to choke off a speaker by uproar.
, v. i.
1. To have the windpipe stopped; to have a spasm of the
throat, caused by stoppage or irritation of the windpipe;
to be strangled.
2. To be checked, as if by choking; to stick.
The words choked in his throat. --Sir W.