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stifle

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 stifle

Joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee.

synoniem: knee.



werkwoord

1 stifle

Suppress in order to conceal or hide.

synoniemen: muffle, repress, smother, strangle.

Roget 403: be silent etc. adj.; hold one's tongue etc. (not speak) 585.    render silent etc. adj.; silence, still, hush; stifle, ... meer laten zien

Roget 528: conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight; lock up, seal up, bottle up.    encrypt, encode, cipher.    cover, screen, cloak, veil, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: temperen

2 stifle

Suppress or constrain so as to lessen in intensity:
— Stifle your curiosity.

synoniem: dampen.

3 stifle

Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.

synoniemen: asphyxiate, choke, suffocate.

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... meer laten zien

4 stifle

Be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen.

synoniemen: asphyxiate, suffocate.

Nederlands: stikken, verstikken


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abate, allay, alleviate, asphyxiate, assuage, attemper, bake, bank the fire, bar, barricade, be in heat, black out, blaze, block, block up, blockade, bloom, blow out, blunt, boil ... meer laten zien.

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