What are the hyponyms for smother?

Hyponyms for smother


Definitions for smother

  • verb - conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
  • verb - envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
  • verb - deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; "smother fires"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - form an impenetrable cover over; "the butter cream smothered the cake"
  • noun - a stifling cloud of smoke
  • noun - a confused multitude of things
  • Pronounciation of smother

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    Synonyms for smother

    muddle fuddle clutter mare's nest jumble welter muffle asphyxiate repress suffocate stifle surround strangle put out

    Antonyms for smother

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    Holonyms for smother

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    Hypernyms for smother

    disorder smoke fume disorderliness inhibit cover spread over subdue snuff out suppress conquer extinguish stamp down curb kill

    Meronyms for smother

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    Sounds like smother

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