Definitions English

  • To kill or destroy by preventing access of air or oxygen.
  • To impair the respiration of; asphyxiate.
  • To cause discomfort to by or as if by cutting off the supply of fresh air.
  • To suppress the development, imagination, or creativity of; stifle: "The rigid formality of the place suffocated her” ( Thackeray).
  • To die from lack of air or oxygen; be asphyxiated.
  • To feel discomfort from lack of fresh air.
  • To become or feel suppressed; be stifled.