Synonyms of strangle in English:

strangle


See definition of strangle

verb

1‘the victim was strangled with a scarf’

SYNONYMS

throttle, choke, garrotte

asphyxiate, stifle

informal strangulate

2‘she strangled a sob’

SYNONYMS

suppress, smother, stifle, repress, restrain, hold back, hold in, fight back, bite back, gulp back, swallow, choke back, check

ANTONYMS

let out

3‘too much security is strangling commercial activity in the town’

SYNONYMS

hamper, hinder, impede, restrict, interfere with, inhibit, hold back, curb, check, restrain, constrain

prevent, put an end to, put an stop to, stop, quash, squash, stamp out, destroy, crush, extinguish, deaden, damp down, subdue, suppress, repress

silence, muffle, mute, gag

ANTONYMS

encourage, promote