Synonyms of suffocate in English:

suffocate


See definition of suffocate

verb

1‘she suffocated her victim after a furious row’

SYNONYMS

smother, asphyxiate, stifle

choke

strangle, throttle, strangulate

2‘two people suffocated in the crowd’

SYNONYMS

be smothered, asphyxiate, be stifled

3‘she felt as though she was suffocating in the heat’

SYNONYMS

be breathless, be short of air, struggle for air

be too hot, swelter

informal roast, bake, boil