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Meaning of STRANGULATE

Pronunciation:  'stranggyu`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"
  2. [v]  constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air
  3. [v]  kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
 

STRANGULATE is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: strangle, throttle
 
 See Also: compact, compress, constrict, constrict, constringe, contract, garotte, garrotte, kill, narrow, press, scrag, squeeze

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stran"gu*late\, a. (Bot.)
Strangulated.

 

 

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