choke off

Definitions of choke off
  1. verb
    become or cause to become obstructed
    synonyms: back up, choke, clog, clog up, congest, foul
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    become or cause to become unobstructed
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    gum up
    stick together as if with gum
    crap up
    become obstructed or chocked up
    block, choke up, lug, stuff
    silt, silt up
    become chocked with silt
    type of:
    block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude
    block passage through
  2. verb
    synonyms: choke back, choke down
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    type of:
    conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress
    to put down by force or authority
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