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v. as·phyx·i·at·ed, as·phyx·i·at·ing, as·phyx·i·ates
To cause asphyxia in; smother.
To undergo asphyxia; suffocate.
(Pathology) to cause asphyxia in or undergo asphyxia; smother; suffocate
v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.t.
1. to produce asphyxia in.
2. to cause to die or lose consciousness by impairing normal breathing, as by gas or other noxious agents; smother.v.i.
3. to become asphyxiated.
Past participle: asphyxiated
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|Verb||1.||asphyxiate - deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"|
asphyxiate, stifle, suffocate - be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen; "The child suffocated under the pillow"
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
|2.||asphyxiate - impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of; "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"|
|3.||asphyxiate - be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen; "The child suffocated under the pillow"|
croak, decease, die, drop dead, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, give-up the ghost, kick the bucket, pass away, perish, snuff it, pop off, expire, conk, exit, choke, go, pass - pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
strangle - die from strangulation
asphyxiate[æsˈfɪksieɪt] vt → asphyxier
asphyxiate[æsˈfɪksɪeɪt] vt & vi → asfissiare
vt. asfixiarse, faltar el aire.