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Definitions and Synonyms of choke hold | Another word for choke hold | What is choke hold?

Definition 1: a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind - [noun denoting act]

Samples where choke hold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for choke hold in the sense of this definition

(choke hold is a kind of ...) the act of grasping

"he released his clasp on my arm" "he has a strong grip for an old man" "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

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