stifle meaning in Hindi

Stifle Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation


  • (verb) restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion); “she stifled a giggle”
  • (verb) prevent or constrain (an activity or idea); “high taxes were stifling private enterprise”
  • (verb) make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate; “those in the streets were stifled by the fumes”
  • (noun) a joint in the legs of horses, dogs, and other animals, equivalent to the knee in humans.

Stifle (स्टाइफल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दबाना, दम घोंटना

Stifle Origin

  • late Middle English: perhaps from a frequentative of Old French estouffer ‘smother, stifle’.

Stifle in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Syrians stifle Korea, Japan back on track.
  • Sedition Has Become an Easy Tool to Stifle Dissent: Aakar Patel.
  • Realty Law Has ‘Serious Anomalies’, Can Stifle Growth: DLF.
  • BoE says won’t stifle innovation as wrestles with fintech.
  • Is Jai Hind College trying to stifle the voices of Mumbai youths?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of stifle

  • stifle = stif + rifle dekhkar chor bhi stifle ho jaayega

Stifle Pronunciation


retaliate English Hindi meaning

Retaliate Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Retaliate [ri-tal-ee-eyt]

  • (verb) make an attack in return for a similar attack

Retaliate (रिटैलीएट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पलट कर हमला करना, बदला देना,प्रतिकार करना

Retaliate Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin retaliat- ‘returned in kind’, from the verb retaliare, from re- ‘back’ + talis ‘such’.

Retaliate in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • The good news is that depending on deterrence, meaning the ability to retaliate after a surprise attack, has thus far averted nuclear conflict.
  • The attack led the Army to retaliate with cross-border surgical strikes against camps of NSCN(K).
  • Shameful of me not to retaliate.
  • Warner may just be the one who gets pinned by someone in retaliation.
  • India would retaliate for the beheading of its jawans.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retaliate

  • jab maine paise “re” – “tally” kiye, toh much 500 Rs. ke note kam mile, I just retaliated.

Retaliate Pronunciation

Yuvraj Singh retaliates in his own style