stranglehold synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term stranglehold:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttleholdnoun

    complete power over a person or situation

    stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold, choke hold

  2. strangleholdnoun

    a wrestling hold in which the arms are pressed against the opponent's windpipe

    chokehold, throttlehold

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

strangulation, grip, bottleneck, vise, yoke, right-of-way

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. stranglehold

    Sleeper hold, see there, also known as blood choke