Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb choke_off

2 senses of choke off

Sense 1
choke off, choke down, choke back -- (suppress; "He choked down his rage")
       => suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb -- (to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires")

Sense 2
clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul -- (become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up")
       => obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up -- (block passage through; "obstruct the path")

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