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Synonyms for stranglehold
ˈstræŋ gəlˌhoʊld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold(noun)

    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:
    chokehold, throttlehold, choke hold

  2. stranglehold(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    chokehold, throttlehold

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. stranglehold

    Synonyms:
    Sleeper hold, see there, also known as blood choke

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