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Noun smother has 2 senses
  1. clutter, jumble, muddle, mare's nest, welter, smother - a confused multitude of things
    --1 is a kind of disorderliness, disorder
    --1 has particulars: rummage
  2. smother - a stifling cloud of smoke
    --2 is a kind of
    smoke, fume
Verb smother has 5 senses
  1. smother, surround - envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
    --1 is one way to cover
    Sample sentence:
    The wind storms smother the area with dust and dirt
  2. smother, asphyxiate, suffocate - deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
    --2 is one way to kill
    Sample sentence:
    They want to smother the prisoners
  3. smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress - conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
    --3 is one way to suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb
    Derived form: noun smotherer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. smother - form an impenetrable cover over; "the butter cream smothered the cake"
    --4 is one way to
    cover, spread over
    Sample sentence:
    Dust and dirt smother the area
  5. smother, put out - deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; "smother fires"
    --5 is one way to snuff out, extinguish
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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