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stran·gu·late

 (străng′gyə-lāt′)
v. stran·gu·lat·ed, stran·gu·lat·ing, stran·gu·lates
v.tr.
1. To strangle.
2. Medicine To compress, constrict, or obstruct (an organ, duct, or other body part) so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid: strangulate an intestinal hernia.
v.intr.
To be or become strangled, compressed, constricted, or obstructed.

[Latin strangulāre, strangulāt-; see strangle.]

strangulate

(ˈstræŋɡjʊˌleɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Pathology) to constrict (a hollow organ, vessel, etc) so as to stop the natural flow of air, blood, etc, through it
2. another word for strangle
[C18: from Latin strangulāt-, past participle stem of strangulāre to strangle ]
ˌstranguˈlation n

stran•gu•late

(ˈstræŋ gyəˌleɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
1. to compress or constrict (a duct, intestine, vessel, etc.) so as to prevent circulation or suppress function.
2. to strangle.
[1655–65; < Latin strangulātus, past participle of strangulāre to strangle; see -ate1]
stran`gu•la′tion, n.

strangulate


Past participle: strangulated
Gerund: strangulating

Imperative
strangulate
strangulate
Present
I strangulate
you strangulate
he/she/it strangulates
we strangulate
you strangulate
they strangulate
Preterite
I strangulated
you strangulated
he/she/it strangulated
we strangulated
you strangulated
they strangulated
Present Continuous
I am strangulating
you are strangulating
he/she/it is strangulating
we are strangulating
you are strangulating
they are strangulating
Present Perfect
I have strangulated
you have strangulated
he/she/it has strangulated
we have strangulated
you have strangulated
they have strangulated
Past Continuous
I was strangulating
you were strangulating
he/she/it was strangulating
we were strangulating
you were strangulating
they were strangulating
Past Perfect
I had strangulated
you had strangulated
he/she/it had strangulated
we had strangulated
you had strangulated
they had strangulated
Future
I will strangulate
you will strangulate
he/she/it will strangulate
we will strangulate
you will strangulate
they will strangulate
Future Perfect
I will have strangulated
you will have strangulated
he/she/it will have strangulated
we will have strangulated
you will have strangulated
they will have strangulated
Future Continuous
I will be strangulating
you will be strangulating
he/she/it will be strangulating
we will be strangulating
you will be strangulating
they will be strangulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been strangulating
you have been strangulating
he/she/it has been strangulating
we have been strangulating
you have been strangulating
they have been strangulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been strangulating
you will have been strangulating
he/she/it will have been strangulating
we will have been strangulating
you will have been strangulating
they will have been strangulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been strangulating
you had been strangulating
he/she/it had been strangulating
we had been strangulating
you had been strangulating
they had been strangulating
Conditional
I would strangulate
you would strangulate
he/she/it would strangulate
we would strangulate
you would strangulate
they would strangulate
Past Conditional
I would have strangulated
you would have strangulated
he/she/it would have strangulated
we would have strangulated
you would have strangulated
they would have strangulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.strangulate - kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
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"
garotte, garrote, garrotte, scrag - strangle with an iron collar; "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"
2.strangulate - constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air
constrict, compress, contract, compact, press, squeeze - squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
3.strangulate - become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"
constringe, constrict, narrow - become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"
Translations

strangulate

vt (Med) → abschnüren, abbinden
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