Definition and Meanings for strangle
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Part of Speech of strangle
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of strangle
Meaning of strangle
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to compress the windpipe of (a person or animal) until death results from stoppage of respiration; to choke to death by compressing the throat, as with the hand or a rope.
- to stifle, choke, or suffocate in any manner.
- to hinder from appearance; to stifle; to suppress.
as intransitive verb
- to be strangled, or suffocated.