Synonyms of 'throttle'
1 strangleDictionary, choke, garrotte
He tried to throttle her with wire.
2 suppressDictionary, inhibit, stifle
The over-valuation of sterling is throttling industry.
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To 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
Thesaurus for throttle from the Collins English Thesaurus
To throttle someone means to kill or injure them by squeezing their throat or tightening something around it and preventing them from breathing .