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English verb: choke off

1. choke off (change) suppress


SamplesHe choked down his rage.


Synonymschoke back, choke down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress

2. choke off (contact) become or cause to become obstructed


SamplesThe leaves clog our drains in the Fall.
The water pipe is backed up.


Synonymsback up, choke, clog, clog up, congest, foul


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude


Narrower (hyponym)block, choke up, crap up, gum up, lug, silt, silt up, stuff


Antonymsunclog









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