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

Synonyms for garrote in the sense of this definition

(garrote 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 garrote or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain

Synonyms for garrote in the sense of this definition

(garrote 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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