What is strangle?

  • (verb): Prevent the progress or free movement of.
    Example: "The imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
    Synonyms: hamper, halter, cramp
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on strangle, strangles:

Strangle Stategy
... In finance, a strangle is an investment strategy involving the purchase or sale of particular option derivatives that allows the holder to profit based on how much the price ... In Strangle, the trader is betting on the volatility ...
Strangle (options) - Strangle Premium
... In FX options trading people sometimes talk about the strangle premium ... It indicates how much above the at-the-money volatility the two out-of-the-money strangle volatilities are ... The strangle premium is a measure of the curvature of the volatility smile ...
List Of Danzan-ryū Techniques - Shimete --Shoden Level
... Rear control Namijuji Shime or Namijujijime - Normal cross strangle Gyakujuji Shime or Gyakujujijime - Reverse cross strangle Ichimonji Shime or Ichimonjijime or ...
List Of Judo Techniques - Katame-waza: Grappling Techniques - Shime-waza (絞技): Chokes or Strangles
... Do-jime (胴絞) Trunk strangle. 27 Prohibited acts and penalties, article 21 Gyaku Jūji-jime (逆十字絞) Reverse cross strangle Hadaka-jime (裸絞) Naked strangle Kata-ha-jime ...
... is used for all types of grappling holds that strangle ... can be misleading as most holds aim to strangle not choke with the exception of "air chokes" (choking means "to have severe difficulty in breathing because of a ... "blood chokes" are referred to as "strangleholds" or "strangles" while "air chokes" are called "chokeholds" or "chokes" ...

More definitions of "strangle":

  • (verb): Die from strangulation.
  • (verb): Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.
    Example: "He tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
    Synonyms: strangulate, throttle
  • (verb): Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake.
    Synonyms: gag, choke, suffocate
  • (verb): Constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing.
    Synonyms: choke

Famous quotes containing the word strangle:

    The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions. But there is also, it seems to me, a moment at which democracy must prove its capacity to act. Every man has a right to be heard; but no man has the right to strangle democracy with a single set of vocal chords.
    Adlai Stevenson (1900–1965)

    I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.
    Jean Racine (1639–1699)

    There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
    Robert Lynd (1879–1949)