accelerator, throttle, throttle valve(noun)
a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun(verb)
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, throttle(verb)
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, 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"
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 Synonymes
How to use throttle in a sentence?
You don't floor it. How in the world do you go 99 percent throttle after that?
It's not easy, it's a little bit tricky and it's really quite hectic. It's not like an airplane, where you just push the throttle forward. You have to watch out for your kneecaps.
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.
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.
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.
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
- acceleratore, soffocare, rallentareItalian
- アクセレレーター, アクセル, スロットルJapanese
- душить, замедлять, акселератор, дроссельRussian
- ventil, вентил, oduzeti gas, zadaviti, zagušiti, pedala gasa, papučica gasaSerbo-Croatian
- strypa, gaspedalSwedish
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