smother

491 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[smˈʌðə], [smˈʌðə], [s_m_ˈʌ_ð_ə]
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Synonyms for Smother:

kill (verb)

asphyxiate, assassinate, butcher, chill, dispatch, do away with, do in, drown, eliminate, execute, exterminate, hang, ice, liquidate, massacre, purge, put to sleep, remove, sacrifice, slaughter, slay, smite, snuff, strangle, suffocate.

Other synonyms and related words:

Burke, Tromp, abate, absorb, adore, allay, alleviate, anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, annihilate, aperture, application, asphyxiate, asphyxiated, assuage, attemper, bake, bank the fire, batter, be around, be asphyxiated, be choked, be cloud, be in heat, be killed, be mask, be stifled, be strangled, be suffocated, beat, beat out, befog, beleaguer, beset, besiege, best, black out, bland, blank out, blanket, blaze, block, bloom, blue, blunder, blunt, boil, border, bored, boring, bother, bottle up, box, bring down, bring out, broil, burn, bury, case, cavity, censor, chasten, check, choke, choke back, choke down, choke off, chokingly, circle, circumvent, clamp down on, cloak, clobber, close, close the curtain, cloud, clutter, coat, cocoon, cohibit, collect, combust, compose, comprise, concave, conceal, confine, conquer, constrain, contain, control, cook, cool, cork, cork up, cover, cover up, crack, crack down on, crate, cream, crowd, crown, crush, curb, curry, curtain, cushion, cut one short, damp, damp down, dampen, darken, de-emphasize, deaden, deafen, declare, defeat, dejected, demolish, den, deny, depressed, destroy, devastate, diminish, disarray, discommode, discourage, disguise, disoblige, disorder, disorderliness, dissuade, dot, douse, downplay, draw the curtain, drawing the veil, dreary, drown the voice, drub, dull, dumfounder, eclipse, emasculate, embox, embrace, empty, encapsulate, encase, encircle, encroach, enfold, enlarge, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, envelop completely, environ, enwrap, eradicate, expand, exsert, extend, extenuate, extinguish, false, famish, fence, fence in, fix, flame, flame up, flare, flat, flatten, flicker, flush, fog, frustrate, fry, fuddle, gag, gap, garotte, garrote, garrotte, gasp, gloss, glow, gulp, gulp back, halter, haze, heap, heavy, hem in, hide, hodgepodge, hold, hold back, hold down, hold fast, hold out, hole, hollow, hugger mugger, hush, hush up, hush-hush, idolise, ignore, in low spirits, in restraint of, incandesce, incommode, inconvenience, inhibit, insipid, insulate, inundate, invest, issue, jam, jumble, jump on, keep, keep back, keep close, keep dark, keep down, keep from, keep secret, keep snug, keep to oneself, keep under, keep within bounds, kettle of fish, lambast, lambaste, lap, lay, lay waste, lenify, lessen, lick, lid, lighten, line, listless, love, low, make mincemeat of, mangle, mantle, mare's-nest, mask, maybe, mess, mitigate, moderate, modulate, moisten, mollify, monotonous, muddle, muffle, muffled, muss, musty, mute, muted, mutilate, muzzle, neutralize, nullify, obliterate, obtund, obviate, oppress, oppressive, out, overcome, overpower, overrun, overthrow, overwhelm, pacify, pack, package, palisade, palliate, pant, parch, paste, patchwork, perchance, perhaps, pickle, pigeonhole, plaster, play down, pocket, polish off, possibly, potentially, pour water on, probably, prohibit, propitiate, provide cover, publish, put, put out, put the lid on, put to silence, put under, quash, quell, quench, radiate heat, ravage, recover, reduce, reduce the temperature, refrain from, refrain oneself, rein, rein in, release, render mute, render silent, repress, reserve, restrain, restrict, resurface, retire, ride roughshod over, ring, roast, round, rout, ruin, sad, scald, scorch, screen, screen from observation, screen from sight, seethe, shade, shatter, sheathe, shellac, shelve, shimmer with heat, shower, shroud, shush, shut down, shut down menu, shut down on, shut off, silence, simmer, simmer down, sink, sit upon, sit down on, sit on, sit upon, skirt, skunk, slack, slacken, slow down, smash, smear, smoke, smolder, smothered, smotheringly, smoulder, snuff out, sober, sober down, soften, spark, sprinkle, squash, squelch, stamp out, stanch, starve, steam, stew, stifle, stiflingly, still, stop, stop one's mouth, stop the breath, strangulate, stretch forth, stretch out, strike dumb, stuffy, stultify, subdue, subjugate, sublimate, suffocatingly, suffocation, suppress, surround, swaddle, swallow, swallow back, swallow down, swathe, sweat, swelter, table, tackle, tame, tasteless, tedious, temper, thrash, throttle, throw into background, tightly, tired, toast, tone down, top, topple, trample, trample out, trample underfoot, trim, trouble, trounce, tune down, turn off, underplay, vanquish, veil, weaken, wearisome, welter, whip, whisper, whup, win over, wipe out, withhold, worst, wrap, wrap about, wrap up, wreak havocon.

Rhymes for Smother:

  1. other, brother, rather, souther, mother;
  2. another;

Quotes for Smother:

  1. Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade. Leo Buscaglia.
  2. When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it. Lewis B. Smedes.
  3. Government is operated by deeply embedded, hopelessly entangled bureaus where nothing is accomplished because the function of the bureau is to intercept every living idea and smother it. Gerry Spence.

Idioms of Smother:

  1. smother sm or sth with sth;