Definition of Strangulate

1. Verb. Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air. "They want to strangulate the prisoners "; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"

Exact synonyms: Strangle, Throttle
Generic synonyms: Kill
Entails: Compact, Compress, Constrict, Contract, Press, Squeeze
Specialized synonyms: Garotte, Garrote, Garrotte, Scrag
Derivative terms: Strangler, Strangler, Strangling, Strangulation, Strangulation, Throttler, Throttling



2. Verb. Constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air.
Generic synonyms: Compact, Compress, Constrict, Contract, Press, Squeeze
Derivative terms: Strangulation

3. Verb. Become constricted. "The hernia will strangulate"
Generic synonyms: Constrict, Constringe, Narrow

Definition of Strangulate

1. a. Strangulated.

Definition of Strangulate

1. Verb. (medicine) To stop flow through a vessel. ¹

2. Verb. To strangle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strangulate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strangulate

stranglehold
strangleholds
stranglement
stranglements
strangler
strangler fig
strangler tree
stranglers
strangles
stranglest
strangleth
strangling
stranglingly
stranglings
strangolapreti
strangulate (current term)
strangulated
strangulates
strangulating
strangulation
strangulations
stranguric
stranguries
strangurious
strangury
strannik
stranniks
stranskiite
strap
strap-on

Literary usage of Strangulate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Journal of Medicine (1855)
"It is, indeed, the best sign \ve can observe, as it proves that decay is going on, that the stem is sufficiently compressed to strangulate the vessels which ..."

2. A Glossary of French Slang by Olivier Leroy (1922)
"Serrer le kiki, to strangulate. kile, sl>. m. kilo. kilo, sb. m. Litre. Payer un kilo, to stand a man a pint, ..."

3. Monthly Journal of Medical Science (1855)
"It is, indeed, the best sign we can observe, as it proves that decay is going on, that the stem is sufficiently compressed to strangulate the vessels which ..."

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