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Synonyms for chokeholdchoke·hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttleholdnoun

    complete power over a person or situation

    "corporations have a stranglehold on the media"; "the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"

    Synonyms:
    stranglehold, throttlehold, choke hold

  2. chokehold, choke holdnoun

    a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind

    "he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled"

    Synonyms:
    stranglehold, throttlehold, choke hold

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. chokehold

    Synonyms:
    Airchoke, bar arm control, choke hold, neck hold, neckhold, shime-waza, strangle hold, stranglehold, strangles

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How to use chokehold in a sentence?

  1. Dustin Roberts:

    I did two tours in Iraq and I never had to put a chokehold on anyone, that’s the craziest thing I’ve ever done.

  2. Stuart London:

    Daniel Pantaleo indicated Daniel Pantaleo never used a chokehold, daniel Pantaleo used a takedown technique Daniel Pantaleo was taught in the academy. Daniel Pantaleo said Daniel Pantaleo never exerted any pressure on the windpipe and never intended to injure Eric Garner.

  3. Stuart London:

    He indicated he never used a chokehold, he used a takedown technique he was taught in the academy. He said he never exerted any pressure on the windpipe and never intended to injure Mr. Garner.

  4. Lawrence Kobilinsky:

    It's a very dangerous chokehold, because you can damage the very delicate structures in the throat, ... There are a lot of things police can do to prevent something like this.

  5. Eric Adams:

    I’m opposed to the chokehold ... but when you’re saying you cannot touch someone’s chest ... it’s just not realistic.

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