asphyxiate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause asphyxia in; smother.
    • to carry to circumstances of asphyxia; to suffocate. [utilized generally before pple.]
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To undergo asphyxia; suffocate.
  • verb:
    • To smother or suffocate someone.
    • become smothered or suffocated.
    • damage the respiration of or obstruct air passing of
    • deprive of oxygen and stop from breathing
    • be asphyxiated; perish from not enough air
  • others:
    • To produce asphyxia in; suffocate, or deprive of air on degree of creating demise or very serious symptoms.

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