Examples of asphyxiate in a sentence
The murder victim was asphyxiated.
First Known Use of asphyxiate
ASPHYXIATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of asphyxiate for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to stop breathing and often to become unconscious and die
ASPHYXIATE Defined for Kids
Definition of asphyxiate for Students
: to cause (as a person) to become unconscious or die by cutting off the normal taking in of oxygen whether by blocking breathing or by replacing the oxygen of the air with another gas
Medical Definition of asphyxiate
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