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Synonyms for throttle
ˈθrɒt lthrot·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accelerator, throttle, throttle valvenoun

    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, gunverb

    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, throttleverb

    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, 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"

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

  5. choke, throttleverb

    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

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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. throttlenoun

    Synonyms:
    windpipe, trachea, throat, weasand

  2. throttleverb

    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

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How to use throttle in a sentence?

  1. Scotlands Andy Quay:

    The suspension and the throttle conversion had been altered - that was why it went flying.

  2. Bill Menezes:

    The hope is that full-throttle 5G, like these new airwaves will help provide, will be light years faster than the Wi-Fi you usually get at airports, so waiting for a flight or flight delays might be less painful if you can more readily stream better interactive games or 4K videos at full quality.

  3. Prosecutor Marc Chavez:

    You don't floor it. How in the world do you go 99 percent throttle after that?

  4. Dave Carney:

    We're just running at full throttle to try to jack turnout on March 1. It's very simple. There's no trickery or' strategery' or bank shots. It's just straight up turn out Out The Vote.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    To live life at full throttle you have to believe in yourself.


Translations for throttle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ventil, škrtit, brzditCzech
  • Drossel, Gaspedal, würgen, drosselnGerman
  • estrangular, aceleradorSpanish
  • kaasupoljin, kuristusläppä, kaasuläppä, kaasuttaa, kaasu, kuristaaFinnish
  • étrangler, accélérateur, limiterFrench
  • tachd, mùchScottish Gaelic
  • lefékez, lassít, fékezHungarian
  • mencekikIndonesian
  • acceleratore, rallentare, soffocareItalian
  • アクセル, アクセレレーター, スロットルJapanese
  • offōcōLatin
  • wurgenDutch
  • estrangularPortuguese
  • душить, дроссель, акселератор, замедлятьRussian
  • pedala gasa, zagušiti, zadaviti, oduzeti gas, вентил, papučica gasa, ventilSerbo-Croatian
  • gaspedal, strypaSwedish

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