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Meaning of word throttle from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

throttle   verb

Meaning : Place limits on (extent or amount or access).

Example : Restrict the use of this parking lot.
Limit the time you can spend with your friends.

Synonyms : bound, confine, limit, restrict, trammel

Meaning : Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.

Example : He tried to strangulate his opponent.
A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes.

Synonyms : strangle, strangulate

Meaning : Reduce the air supply.

Example : Choke a carburetor.

Synonyms : choke

throttle   noun

Meaning : A valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine.

Synonyms : accelerator, throttle valve

Meaning : A pedal that controls the throttle valve.

Example : He stepped on the gas.

Synonyms : accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas, gas pedal, gun