Thesaurus > Related Words: constrict

  Words related to constrict

Related / Similar Words: constringe, narrow, compress, squeeze, compact, contract, press

 

Definition:
  • become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted";
  • squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle";

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    Hyponyms: astringe, strangulate, choke, strangle, prim, convulse, bear down, overbear, gag, fret, scrag

     

    Derivational Morphology: narrowing, constriction, bottleneck, chokepoint, coarctation, press, pressure, pressing, contraction, muscular contraction, muscle contraction, contracture, contractile organ, contractor, constrictor, compression, condensation, compressing, compressor

     

     
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