Translation of "suffocate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈsʌf·ə·keɪt/ us /ˈsʌf·əˌkeɪt/

to die because you cannot breathe or to kill someone by stopping them from breathing

ahogar(se), asfixiar(se)
He suffocated her with a pillow.

(Translation of “suffocate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈsafəkeit/

to kill, die, cause distress to or feel distress, through lack of air or the prevention of free breathing

A baby may suffocate if it sleeps with a pillow
The smoke was suffocating him
May I open the window? I’m suffocating.
suffocation noun

sofocación, asfixia
death by suffocation.

(Translation of “suffocate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)