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Synonyms for constrict
kənˈstrɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press(verb)

    squeeze or press together

    "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

    Synonyms:
    fight, adjure, weigh, pressure, crush, narrow, thrust, get, rack, cut, pack together, foreshorten, undertake, hale, press, twitch, pack, gouge, tweet, embrace, bundle, agitate, force, pinch, shove, weight-lift, sign up, sign on, twinge, compress, urge, hug, shrink, concentrate, campaign, sign, abridge, reduce, take, condense, contract, iron, crusade, extort, stuff, urge on, squeeze, beseech, squash, compact, constringe, exhort, wring, mash, coerce, wad, bid, push, bosom, wedge, entreat, shorten, squelch, abbreviate, conjure, press out, weightlift, iron out

  2. constrict, constringe, narrow(verb)

    become tight or as if tight

    "Her throat constricted"

    Synonyms:
    specialize, constringe, press, squeeze, nail down, compact, peg down, narrow down, contract, specify, narrow, pin down, specialise, compress

Editors Contribution

  1. choke (verb)

    obstruct one’s throat

    she choked on a tiny fish bone

    Submitted by erhnice on July 28, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. constrict(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cramp, contract, compress

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How to use constrict in a sentence?

  1. Deborah Lehr:

    ISIS is arming its campaign of terror in part by selling the past and robbing future generations of our history, we must constrict the terrorists ’ ability to profit from the sale of plundered antiquities.

  2. Adam Tsai:

    Losing weight usually means there's less there to physically constrict your breathing and less soft tissue to block the upper airways.

  3. Matt Duss:

    It’s part of a broader effort to limit the political space, to constrict the freedom of opposing views.

  4. Matt Duss:

    Members of the government are out to settle scores, it’s part of a broader effort to limit the political space, to constrict the freedom of opposing views.

  5. Lizzy Martinez:

    She told me that I needed to put a shirt on under my long-sleeve shirt to try to tighten my breasts — to constrict them, and then she asked me to move around.


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