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Verb: choke off  chowk óf
  1. Suppress
    "He choked off his rage";
    - choke down, choke back
     
  2. Become or cause to become obstructed
    "The leaves choke off our drains in the Fall";
    - clog, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul

Derived forms: choked off, chokes off, choking off

Type of: block, close up, conquer, curb, impede, inhibit, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude, stamp down, subdue, suppress