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Synonyms for throttle
ˈθrɒt l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accelerator, throttle, throttle valve(noun)

    a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

    Synonyms:
    gun, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, accelerator, throttle valve, gas, catalyst, particle accelerator, atom smasher

  2. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun(verb)

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle(verb)

    place limits on (extent or access)

    "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. strangle, strangulate, throttle(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    cramp, muffle, halter, trammel, gag, confine, strangulate, restrain, hamper, repress, suffocate, smother, choke, restrict, stifle, limit, strangle, bound

  5. choke, throttle(verb)

    reduce the air supply

    "choke a carburetor"

    Synonyms:
    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

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. throttle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    windpipe, trachea, throat, weasand

  2. throttle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    choke, strangle, suffocate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "throttle":

    accelerator, mariposa, 'accélérateur, butterfly, assy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. throttle

    Synonyms:
    Strangle

How to pronounce throttle?

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How to say throttle in sign language?

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How to use throttle in a sentence?

  1. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte:

    The nature of this crisis is such that it demands a minister who can be ready to go full throttle immediately.

  2. Roger Daltrey:

    We're old men now...we can't go out there and pretend it's going to be anywhere like we were 40, 50 years ago, adding the orchestra...can elevate the music into a place where it feels kind of grown up...(but) people mustn't think just because there's an orchestra with The Who that it's going to be watered down. We'll be playing exactly full throttle like we usually do.

  3. Mark Clawson:

    It is a near-constant roar akin to a full-throttle 747 interspersed with deafening, earth-shattering explosions that hurtle 100-pound (45-kg) lava bombs 100 feet (30 meters) into the air.

  4. Klay Thompson:

    We came in with that mindset to put our foot on the throttle and not let go, we let go in Game 2 and we wont do that the rest of the playoffs. I really believe that.

  5. Jack Ablin:

    The Fed is fixated on jobs and its ability to throttle inflation. Meanwhile unless we get a lousy jobs number tomorrow I think the Fed is going to be on the hook to explain themselves if they're not going to raise.

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Translations for throttle

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  • ventil, brzdit, škrtitCzech
  • Drossel, drosseln, Gaspedal, würgenGerman
  • estrangular, aceleradorSpanish
  • kaasuläppä, kuristusläppä, kaasuttaa, kaasu, kuristaa, kaasupoljinFinnish
  • accélérateur, étrangler, limiterFrench
  • mùch, tachdScottish Gaelic
  • fékez, lefékez, lassítHungarian
  • mencekikIndonesian
  • acceleratore, soffocare, rallentareItalian
  • アクセレレーター, アクセル, スロットルJapanese
  • offōcōLatin
  • wurgenDutch
  • estrangularPortuguese
  • душить, замедлять, акселератор, дроссельRussian
  • ventil, вентил, oduzeti gas, zadaviti, zagušiti, pedala gasa, papučica gasaSerbo-Croatian
  • strypa, gaspedalSwedish

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