Words Like SMOTHER

We have put together a list of words that are similar to SMOTHER.

18 Alternative Words Similar to smother

1 Clutter Noun      Synonym Words Like Clutter
2 Jumble Noun      Synonym Words Like Jumble
3 Muddle Noun      Synonym Words Like Muddle
4 Fuddle Noun      Synonym Words Like Fuddle
5 Welter Noun      Synonym Words Like Welter
6 Disorder Noun      Synonym Words Like Disorder
8 Surround Verb      Synonym Words Like Surround
9 Muffle Verb      Synonym Words Like Muffle
10 Repress Verb      Synonym Words Like Repress
11 Conquer Verb      Synonym Words Like Conquer
12 Cover Verb      Synonym Words Like Cover
13 Curb Verb      Synonym Words Like Curb
14 Extinguish Verb      Synonym Words Like Extinguish
15 Suppress Verb      Synonym Words Like Suppress
16 Conceal Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Conceal
17 Smolder Verb-intransitive      Synonym Words Like Smolder
18 Rummage Noun      Hyponym Words Like Rummage

6 examples of smother

1 to smother a child
2 to smother a fire
3 to smother one's displeasure
4 The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor
5 strangle a yawn
6 muffle one's anger

10 definitions of smother

1 To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent breathing; to suffocate.
2 To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like.
3 Hence, to repress the action of; to cover from public view; to suppress; to conceal.
4 To be suffocated or stifled.
5 To burn slowly, without sufficient air; to smolder.
6 Stifling smoke; thick dust.
7 A state of suppression.
8 That which smothers or causes a sensation of smothering, as smoke, fog, the foam of the sea, a confused multitude of things.
9 a stifling cloud of smoke
10 deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
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