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1. throttle

noun. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine.

Synonyms

  • accelerator
  • throttle valve
  • valve

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • unfasten
  • inactivity
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Throttle

  • glottal
  • wattle
  • pottle
  • mottl
  • motl
  • hottle
  • hottel
  • cottle
  • bottle
  • bottel

Example sentences of the word throttle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the last pin under the throttle, which is near the back in the middle of the deck.

2. Adjective
Pull the throttle position sensor off; you may have to wiggle it back and forth to remove it.

Quotes containing the word throttle


1. The past explains how I got here, but the future is up to me - and I love to live life at full throttle.
- Janice Dickinson

2. You won't even take your bow? Are you planning to throttle a moose with your bare hands, then?""I've a knife in my boot,"she said, and then wondered, for a moment, if she could throttle a moose with her bare hands.
- Kristin Cashore, Graceling

3. You cannot run at full throttle when applying your mindset to all of the different things running through your head. Focusing is the key to manifesting your desires.
- Stephen Richards, The Ultimate Focus Builder

2. throttle

verb. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] place limits on (extent or access).

Synonyms

  • clamp down
  • cramp
  • control
  • cumber
  • hamper
  • restrain
  • moderate
  • gate
  • tie
  • baffle
  • contain
  • mark off
  • draw the line
  • tighten
  • hold
  • restrict
  • bound
  • hold in
  • strangle
  • check
  • trammel
  • confine
  • halter
  • reduce
  • crack down
  • regulate
  • harness
  • mark out
  • limit
  • constrain
  • tighten up
  • draw a line
  • stiffen
  • encumber
  • inhibit
  • rein
  • rule

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • intemperate
  • immoderate
  • intense

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. throttle

verb. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.

Synonyms

  • garotte
  • strangle
  • constrict
  • squeeze
  • scrag
  • compact
  • contract
  • kill
  • garrote
  • garrotte
  • compress
  • press

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • untie

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. throttle

noun. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] a pedal that controls the throttle valve.

Synonyms

  • gas
  • auto
  • car
  • accelerator
  • motorcar
  • aeroplane
  • gas pedal
  • treadle
  • automobile
  • gun
  • foot pedal
  • machine
  • accelerator pedal
  • pedal
  • plane
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • unbridle

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. throttle

verb. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] reduce the air supply.

Synonyms

  • choke

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • enable

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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