Definitions For Suffocate


  • Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
  • Feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air
  • Be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
  • Suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
  • Become stultified, suppressed, or stifled
  • Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
  • Deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
  • To die because you are unable to breathe
  • To kill (someone) by making breathing impossible
  • To be uncomfortable because there is not enough fresh air

Is Suffocate a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Suffocate is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Suffocate in a Sentence

  • Don't put that pillow over her face—she could suffocate.
  • The poor dog could suffocate in the car on a hot day like this.
  • The victims were found suffocated.

Synonyms for Suffocate

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