What is another word for throttle?

669 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ θɹˈɒtə͡l], [ θɹˈɒtə‍l], [ θ_ɹ_ˈɒ_t_əl]

Throttle is a word that is commonly associated with vehicles and engines and refers to the device that controls the amount of fuel or air that is supplied to an engine. However, there are other words that can be used in place of throttle, such as accelerator, gas pedal, speed control, and power lever. These synonyms can be used interchangeably depending on the context and the type of vehicle or machinery being referred to. In everyday language, throttle can also refer to restricting or limiting someone or something, and in this case, other synonyms may include restrict, control, suppress, or curb.

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What are the hypernyms for Throttle?

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What are the hyponyms for Throttle?

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What are the holonyms for Throttle?

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  • holonyms for throttle (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for throttle?

Throttle is a verb that refers to controlling or limiting the speed or power of something. The antonyms for throttle are Unleash, Compound, Facilitate. Unleash means to release or set free without restraint. Compound means to intensify or increase the effect of something. Facilitate means to make something easier or simpler to do. Using the appropriate antonyms, one can convey the opposite meaning of the word throttle. For instance, when referring to a car, one can say "unleash the engine's power" instead of "throttle the car." Similarly, instead of throttling someone's creativity, one can facilitate it by removing obstacles in their path.

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Usage examples for Throttle

The engineer, who glanced out once from his dust-swept cab, held them bound and subject in the hollow of the grimy hand he clenched upon the throttle.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
But when he opens the mental throttle and allows them to flow forth, they give pleasure to all and continue as a pleasant and fragrant memory.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
"Truly," he replied, "a miracle has been wrought, by a power which no canvas yet possessed, in that I have resisted the desire to throttle you.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr

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