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Textual thesaurus for "throttle"

(noun) accelerator, throttle valve

a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine


(noun) accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas, gas pedal, gun

a pedal that controls the throttle valve

he stepped on the gas


(verb) choke

reduce the air supply

choke a carburetor


(verb) restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel

place limits on (extent or access)

restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends


(verb) strangle, 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