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See definition of garrote on Dictionary.com
  • as inchoke
  • as ingag
  • as inkill

synonyms for garrote

  • clog
  • congest
  • drown
  • fill
  • gag
  • gasp
  • kill
  • stifle
  • strangle
  • suffocate
  • asphyxiate
  • bar
  • check
  • close
  • constrict
  • dam
  • die
  • gibbet
  • noose
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • overpower
  • retard
  • squeeze
  • stop
  • stopper
  • strangulate
  • stuff
  • stunt
  • suppress
  • throttle
  • wring
See also synonyms for: garroted / garroter
  • choke
  • constrain
  • muzzle
  • suppress
  • balk
  • cork
  • curb
  • deaden
  • demur
  • muffle
  • obstruct
  • quiet
  • repress
  • restrain
  • shy
  • squash
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • still
  • stumble
  • throttle
  • tongue-tie
  • bottle up
  • cork up
  • keep the lid on
  • put the lid on
  • shut down
  • tape up
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antonyms for garrote

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  • free
  • let go
  • loose
  • advance
  • expand
  • liberate
  • loosen
  • open
  • permit
  • release
  • unblock
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How to use garrote in a sentence

Harleston had been shifting slowly from one foot to the other, feeling behind him for the man with the garrote.
THE CAB OF THE SLEEPING HORSEJOHN REED SCOTT
Instantly the garrote loosened; and Harleston, with a wild yell, sprang forward and swung straight at the point of Crenshaw's jaw.
THE CAB OF THE SLEEPING HORSEJOHN REED SCOTT
He smiled—somewhat chillily, it must be admitted—and whispered, his speaking voice being shut off by the garrote.
THE CAB OF THE SLEEPING HORSEJOHN REED SCOTT
Garrote also means a cudgel, or heavy walking-stick; and the tourniquet used by surgeons.
THE BIBLE IN SPAIN - VOL. 2 [OF 2]GEORGE BORROW
He was taken to Havana, and died by garrote in the little fortress La Punta.
CUBA, OLD AND NEWALBERT GARDNER ROBINSON
It wouldn't be safe for ye to git up and go out, for they'll folly ye and garrote ye afore ye could raich a safe place.
BRAVE TOMEDWARD S. ELLIS
Magado : Garrote de Guerra : Poles or sticks used as weapons.
JOURNALS OF TWO EXPEDITIONS OF DISCOVERY IN NORTH-WEST AND WESTERN AUSTRALIA, VOL. 1 (OF 2)GEORGE GREY
If the rascal does recover, what a beautiful subject for the garrote he will make.
THE CRUISE OF THE MIDGE (VOL. II OF 2)MICHAEL SCOTT
What a splendid specimen of the powers of the garrote we have lost!
THE CRUISE OF THE MIDGE (VOL. II OF 2)MICHAEL SCOTT
They had dismounted the old man, and were about to garrote him.
MARIEALEXANDER PUSHKIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GARROTE

  • asphyxiate
  • bar
  • check
  • clog
  • close
  • congest
  • constrict
  • dam
  • die
  • drown
  • fill
  • gag
  • garrote
  • gasp
  • gibbet
  • kill
  • noose
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • overpower
  • retard
  • squeeze
  • stifle
  • stop
  • stopper
  • strangle
  • strangulate
  • stuff
  • stunt
  • suffocate
  • suppress
  • throttle
  • wring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.