Synonyms of choke in English:

choke


See definition of choke

verb

1‘Christopher gulped and started to choke’

SYNONYMS

gag, retch, cough, struggle for air, fight for breath, gasp

2‘thick clouds of dust choked her’

SYNONYMS

suffocate, asphyxiate, smother, stifle

overpower, overcome

3‘she had been choked to death when her necklace snagged on overhanging branches’

SYNONYMS

strangle, throttle

asphyxiate, suffocate

informal strangulate

4‘sections of guttering were choked with leaves and other debris’

SYNONYMS

clog, clog up, bung up, block, obstruct, stop up, silt up, plug, dam up

congest, jam

informal gunge up

technical occlude, obturate


Phrases

    choke something back

      ‘he choked back his tears’

      SYNONYMS

      suppress, hold back, fight back, bite back, gulp back, swallow, check, keep in check, restrain, contain, control, repress, smother, stifle, curb, bridle, rein in

      bite one's lip

      informal

      keep a lid on, keep the lid on