Synonyms and Antonyms of GARROTE

to keep (someone) from breathing by exerting pressure on the windpipe <the goons sent by the loan shark threatened to garrote the hero with his own necktie>
Synonyms garrote (or garotte), strangle, suffocate, throttle
Related Words asphyxiate, smother, stifle; scrag
Near Antonyms restore, resuscitate, revive

Variants of GARROTE

garrote or garotte


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