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Overview of verb strangulate

The verb strangulate has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. strangle, strangulate, throttle

(kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes")

2. strangulate

(constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air)

3. strangulate

(become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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