Synonyms of throttle
1 strangleDictionary • He tried to throttle her with wire.
strangle • He was almost strangled by his parachute harness straps.
choke • They choked him with his tie.
2 suppressDictionary • The over-valuation of sterling is throttling industry.
suppress • Liz thought of Barry and suppressed a smile.
stifle • Critics have accused them of trying to stifle debate.
silence • He tried to silence anyone who spoke out against him.
gag • a journalist who claimed he was gagged by his bosses
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chokeTo choke someone means to squeeze their neck until they are dead.
• They choked him with his tie.
• a journalist who claimed he was gagged by his bosses
silenceIf someone silences you, they stop you expressing opinions that they do not agree with.
• He tried to silence anyone who spoke out against him.
Thesaurus for throttle from the Collins English Thesaurus
any device that controls the quantity of fuel or fuel and air mixture entering an engine