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Found 2 items, similar to smother.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: smother smother n 1: a confused multitude of things [syn: clutter, jumble, muddle, mare's nest, welter] 2: a stifling cloud of smoke v 1: envelop completely; “smother the meat in gravy” [syn: surround] 2: deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; “Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow”; “The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor” [syn: asphyxiate, suffocate] 3: conceal or hide; “smother a yawn”; “muffle one's anger”; “strangle a yawn” [syn: stifle, strangle, muffle, repress] 4: form an impenetrable cover over; “the butter cream smothered the cake” 5: deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; “smother fires” [syn: put out]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Smother Smother \Smoth"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smothered; p. pr. & vb. n. Smothering.] [OE. smotheren; akin to E. smoor. See Smoor.] 1. To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent breathing; to suffocate; as, to smother a child. [1913 Webster] 2. To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like; as, to smother a fire. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, to repress the action of; to cover from public view; to suppress; to conceal; as, to smother one's displeasure. [1913 Webster] Smother \Smoth"er\, v. i. 1. To be suffocated or stifled. [1913 Webster] 2. To burn slowly, without sufficient air; to smolder. [1913 Webster] Smother \Smoth"er\, n. [OE. smorther. See Smother, v. t.] 1. Stifling smoke; thick dust. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A state of suppression. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Not to keep their suspicions in smother. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. That which smothers or causes a sensation of smothering, as smoke, fog, the foam of the sea, a confused multitude of things. Then they vanished, swallowed up in the grayness of the evening and the smoke and smother of the storm. --The Century. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Smother fly (Zo["o]l.), an aphid. [1913 Webster]


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