Suffocate

Definition of Suffocate

Suf´fo`cate
a.1.Suffocated; choked.
v. t.1.To choke or kill by stopping respiration; to stifle; to smother.
[imp. & p. p. Suffocated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suffocating.]
Let not hemp his windpipe suffocate.
- Shak.
2.To destroy; to extinguish; as, to suffocate fire.
v. i.1.To become choked, stifled, or smothered.

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