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Definitions and Synonyms of garotte | Another word for garotte | What is garotte?

Definition 1: an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for garotte in the sense of this definition

(garotte is a kind of ...) an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person

Definition 2: strangle with an iron collar - [verb of contact]

Samples where garotte or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain

Synonyms for garotte in the sense of this definition

(garotte is a kind of ...) kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

"he tried to strangulate his opponent" "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"

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