• Strangle Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) 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.
- (v. i.) To be strangled, or suffocated.
- (v. t.) To stifle, choke, or suffocate in any manner.
- (v. t.) To hinder from appearance; to stifle; to suppress.
• Strangle hold Definition & Synonyms
- () In wrestling, a hold by which ones opponent is choked. It is usually not allowed.