Synonyms for throttle
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Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 3 votes
accelerator, throttle, throttle valvenoun
a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunverb
a pedal that controls the throttle valve
"he stepped on the gas"
hitman, gunman, gun, petrol, gasolene, gaseous state, gas, gas pedal, ordnance, natural gas, artillery, catalyst, heavy weapon, gun for hire, hired gun, flatulency, shooter, throttle valve, accelerator pedal, gasoline, particle accelerator, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, hit man, atom smasher, flatulence, gunslinger, torpedo
restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttleverb
place limits on (extent or access)
"restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
spring, strangle, snare, intimidate, rebound, qualify, ricochet, choke, circumscribe, hold back, fix, trammel, entrap, take a hop, hold in, determine, encumber, define, specify, border, strangulate, keep, reverberate, recoil, cumber, curb, constrain, hold, ensnare, confine, bounce, leap, restrain, restrict, jump, bound, curtail, detain, trap, resile, limit, keep back, cut back, set, enclose
strangle, strangulate, throttleverb
kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
"he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
reduce the air supply
"choke a carburetor"
drop dead, strangle, pop off, gag, asphyxiate, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, die, fret, restrict, expire, buy the farm, pass away, perish, trammel, croak, clog, conk, strangulate, kick the bucket, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, go, pass, choke off, confine, restrain, bound, suffocate, exit, congest, limit, scrag, cash in one's chips, stifle
obstruct one’s throat
she choked on a tiny fish boneSubmitted by erhnice on July 28, 2019
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
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Life without sex might be safer but it would be unbearably dull. It is the sex instinct which makes women seem beautiful, which they are once in a blue moon, and men seem wise and brave, which they never are at all. Throttle it, denaturalize it, take it away, and human existence would be reduced to the prosiac, laborious, boresome, imbecile level of life in an anthill.
In order to increase the speed as much as it was increased in this case, you would have had to really, really move the throttle, frankly, I am puzzled about the whole thing.
The only way that an operable train can accelerate would be if the engineer pushed the throttle forward.
In order to increase the speed as much as it was increased in this case, you would have had to really, really move the throttle, frankly, I am puzzled about the whole thing. It's not like it was a few miles per hour over the speed limit.
The cult of personality around Xi is being built at full throttle, and Xi himself is responsible for this, it's getting to ridiculous levels.
Translations for throttle
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- ventil, škrtit, brzditCzech
- Drossel, Gaspedal, würgen, drosselnGerman
- estrangular, aceleradorSpanish
- kaasupoljin, kuristusläppä, kaasuläppä, kaasuttaa, kaasu, kuristaaFinnish
- étrangler, accélérateur, limiterFrench
- tachd, mùchScottish Gaelic
- lefékez, lassít, fékezHungarian
- acceleratore, rallentare, soffocareItalian
- アクセル, アクセレレーター, スロットルJapanese
- душить, дроссель, акселератор, замедлятьRussian
- pedala gasa, zagušiti, zadaviti, oduzeti gas, вентил, papučica gasa, ventilSerbo-Croatian
- gaspedal, strypaSwedish
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