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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

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How to use throttle in a sentence?

  1. Charles Culver:

    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.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

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

  3. William Spake:

    I’ve never done anything like this, this is our first time, all three of us. Not expecting a lot. I know catching the pythons is actually super hard, but we’re going to go full throttle with this and see what we can do.

  4. Robert Sumwalt:

    The only way that an operable train can accelerate would be if the engineer pushed the throttle forward.

  5. 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.

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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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