to keep (someone) from breathing by exerting pressure on the windpipe <let go of my throat—you're choking me!>
to experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe <the recommended procedure for helping someone who is choking>
to be or cause to be killed by lack of breathable air <thick, black smoke choked the trapped firefighters>
to prevent passage through by filling with something <overgrown bushes choked the narrow alleyway between the buildings> Synonyms block
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