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Turkish translation of “smother”

smother

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsmʌðər/
KILL to kill someone by covering their face with something so that they cannot breathe
boğmak, boğarak öldürmek
Covering and adding layersMurder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
LOVE to give someone too much love and attention so that they feel they have lost their freedom
(sevgiyle, ilgiyle) boğmak, sıkboğaz etmek, bunaltmak; bıktırmak; usandırmak
I try not to smother him.Loving and in love
PREVENT to prevent something from happening
önlemek, bastırmak, kontrol altında tutmak; mani olmak
I tried to smother my cough.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
FIRE to make a fire stop burning by covering it with something
üstünü örterek söndürmek
Covering and adding layersStopping fires
(Definition of smother from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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