Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb smother

Sense 1:
smother, surround
cover
Sense 2:
smother, asphyxiate, suffocate
kill
Sense 3:
smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress
suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb
Sense 4:
smother
cover, spread over
Sense 5:
smother, put out
snuff out, extinguish
Similarity of adj smothering

1 sense of smothering

Sense 1:
smothering, suffocating, suffocative
breathless (vs. breathing), dyspneic, dyspnoeic, dyspneal, dyspnoeal
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