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Choke — synonyms, definition

1. choke (Noun)

7 synonyms
butterfly valve choke coil choking coil gas throat throttle twist grip
3 definitions

choke (Noun) — A coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current.

choke (Noun) — A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburettor of a petrol engine.

choke (Noun) — A narrowing at the end of a shotgun barrel used to restrict the spread of the shot.

2 types of
coil valve
1 type
automatic choke
4 parts of
circuit electric circuit electrical circuit fuel system

2. choke (Verb)

78 synonyms
asphyxiate back up bark barricade be nauseated block blubber break down burst out buy the farm cash in one's chips check choke off clog clog up close congest conk constrict cough • • •
14 definitions

choke (Verb) — Breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion. ex. "She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"

choke (Verb) — Be too tight; rub or press. ex. "This neckband is choking the cat"

choke (Verb) — Wring the neck of. ex. "The man choked his opponent"

choke (Verb) — Constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing.

choke (Verb) — Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake. ex. "he swallowed a fishbone and choked"

choke (Verb) — Fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation. ex. "The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"

choke (Verb) — Check or slow down the action or effect of. ex. "She choked her anger"

choke (Verb) — Become or cause to become obstructed. ex. "The leaves choke off our drains in the Fall"

choke (Verb) — Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of. ex. "The foul air was slowly choking the children"

choke (Verb) — Become stultified, suppressed, or stifled. ex. "He is choking--living at home with his aged parents in the small village"

choke (Verb) — Suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of. ex. "His job choked him"

choke (Verb) — Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.

choke (Verb) — Reduce the air supply. ex. "choke a carburettor"

choke (Verb) — Cause to retch or choke.

31 type of
become block bottle up breathe change state close up compact compress constrict contract dampen enrich fail hurt impede inhibit jam neglect obstruct obturate • • •
21 type
abort asphyxiate block buy it choke up crap up drown fall famish gum up lug pip out predecease silt silt up starve stifle stuff succumb suffocate • • •