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Synonyms for throttle

Synonyms for (noun) throttle

Synonyms: accelerator, throttle, throttle valve Definition: a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

Similar words: valve Definition: control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid

Synonyms: accelerator, accelerator pedal, throttle, gas, gas pedal, gun Definition: a pedal that controls the throttle valve Usage: he stepped on the gas

Similar words: pedal, treadle, foot lever, foot pedal Definition: a lever that is operated with the foot

Synonyms for (verb) throttle

Synonyms: throttle, choke Definition: reduce the air supply Usage: choke a carburetor

Similar words: enrich Definition: make better or improve in quality Usage: The experience enriched her understanding; enriched foods

Synonyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: strangle, strangulate, throttle Definition: kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air Usage: he tried to strangle his opponent; A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes

Similar words: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays