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Synonyms for chokehold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold(noun)

    complete power over a person or situation

    "corporations have a stranglehold on the media"; "the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"

    stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold, choke hold

  2. chokehold, choke hold(noun)

    a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind

    "he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled"

    stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold, choke hold

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. chokehold

    Airchoke, bar arm control, choke hold, neck hold, neckhold, shime-waza, strangle hold, stranglehold, strangles

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