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tense

synonym (synonym of tense)

  • (verb.contact)
    become stretched or tense or taut (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.body)
    become tense, nervous, or uneasy (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
     

antonym (antonym of tense)

also (also)

  • in or of a state of physical or nervous tension (adj.all)
    troubled emotionally and usually deeply (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance (adj.all)
     
  • taut or rigid; stretched tight (adj.all)
    closely constrained or constricted or constricting (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with tense)

hypernym (tense IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time (noun.communication)
    (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties (noun.communication)
     
  • become stretched or tense or taut (verb.contact)
    become tight or tighter (verb.change)
     
  • become tense, nervous, or uneasy (verb.body)
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action (verb.change)
     
  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
    act physically on; have an effect upon (verb.body)
     
  • increase the tension on (verb.change)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tense relation)

  • a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time (noun.communication)
    a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a verb tense in some languages (classical Greek and Sanskrit) expressing action (especially past action) without indicating its completion or continua more.. (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect) (noun.linkdef)
     
  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
    extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body (verb.body)
     

cause (cause to relations of tense)

  • (verb.body)
    become tense, nervous, or uneasy (verb.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tense)

  • become tense, nervous, or uneasy (verb.body)
    any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm (noun.body)
     
  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
    (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the physical condition of being stretched or strained (noun.state)
     
  • in or of a state of physical or nervous tension (adj.all)
    (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
     
  • increase the tension on (verb.change)
    the action of stretching something tight (noun.act)
     

domain category (tense is domain category of ....)

  • pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat') (adj.all)
    the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis (noun.cognition)
     
synonym antonym also similar hypernym hyponym cause strain tense up loosen up make relaxed relax decompress slow down unbend tight agitated uneasy overstrung taut constricted aroused cliff-hanging nail-biting grammatical category syntactic category affect change state alter change present present tense aorist past future future tense tense up

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