From OF. estrangler, from L. strangulare.
- To kill someone by strangulation (squeezing the throat so as to cut off the oxygen supply); to choke, suffocate or throttle.
#:He strangled his wife and dissolved the body in acid.
- To stifle or suppress an action.
#:She strangled a scream.
- To be killed by strangulation, or become strangled.
#:The cat slipped from the branch and became strangled by its bell-colla.
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