Choked vs Impeded - What's the difference?

choked | impeded |


As verbs the difference between choked and impeded

is that choked is (choke) while impeded is (impede).

choked

English

Verb

(head)
  • (choke)
  • Anagrams

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    choke

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete) * (l) (obsolete) * (l) (dialectal)

    Verb

    (chok)
  • To be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe, for instance food or other objects that go down the wrong way.
  • To prevent someone from breathing by strangling or filling the windpipe.
  • * Shakespeare
  • With eager feeding food doth choke the feeder.
  • To obstruct by filling up or clogging any passage; to block up.
  • to choke a cave passage with boulders and mud
    (Addison)
  • To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.; to stifle.
  • * Dryden
  • Oats and darnel choke the rising corn.
  • (intransitive, fluid mechanics, of a duct) to reach a condition of maximum flowrate, due to the flow at the narrowest point of the duct becoming sonic (Ma = 1).
  • To perform badly at a crucial stage of a competition because one is nervous, especially when one is winning.
  • To move one's fingers very close to the tip of a pencil, brush or other art tool.
  • To be checked, as if by choking; to stick.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The words choked in his throat.
  • To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • I was choked at this word.
  • To make a choke, as in a cartridge, or in the bore of the barrel of a shotgun.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A control on a carburetor to adjust the air/fuel mixture when the engine is cold.
  • (sports) In wrestling, karate (etc.), a type of hold that can result in strangulation.
  • A constriction at the muzzle end of a shotgun barrel which affects the spread of the shot.
  • A partial or complete blockage (of boulders, mud, etc.) in a cave passage.
  • The mass of immature florets in the centre of the bud of an artichoke.
  • Derived terms

    * choker * choke collar * unchoke

    See also

    * strangle English ergative verbs

    impeded

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (impede)

  • impede

    English

    Verb

    (imped)
  • to get in the way of; to hinder
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * assist, help * expede (obsolete) * expedite