Definitions For Choke

noun

  • A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
  • A coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
  • A part in a vehicle that controls the flow of air into the engine

verb

  • Breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
  • Cause to retch or choke
  • Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
  • Constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
  • Reduce the air supply
  • Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • Suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
  • Become stultified, suppressed, or stifled
  • Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
  • Become or cause to become obstructed
  • Be too tight; rub or press
  • Wring the neck of
  • Check or slow down the action or effect of
  • Fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
  • To become unable to breathe usually because something gets stuck in your throat or because the air is not good for breathing
  • To cause (someone) to stop breathing by squeezing the throat
  • To make (someone) unable to breathe in a normal way

Is Choke a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
14
Words with Friends
14

The word Choke is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Choke in a Sentence

  • Chew your food well so you don't choke.
  • We were choking on fumes.
  • The thick smoke was choking me.

Synonyms for Choke

Antonyms for Choke

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