smother means: Cover the skillet or covered pan and cook slowly. Add a small amount of liquid to make the sautéed mixture. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does smother mean?

To choke (another). (in Merlin Dictionary)

To remove (a fire) the oxygen needed for combustion. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Conceal, conceal, suppress or hide. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Cover thick. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Afflict a disproportionate amount of an emotion upon (someone). (in Merlin Dictionary)

To go extinguished. (in Merlin Dictionary)

To conceal or suppress. (in Merlin Dictionary)

A feeling of being overwhelmed by emotion. (in Merlin Dictionary)

A dense, cloudy, or dusty layer that tends to smother or smother. (in Merlin Dictionary)