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Synonyms and Antonyms of tighten

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tighten

synonym (synonym of tighten)

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

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

  • become tight or tighter (verb.change)
    become tight or as if tight (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become taut or tauter (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    squeeze or press together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    become stretched or tense or taut (verb.contact)
     
  • make tight or tighter (verb.change)
    take up the slack of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tighten)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of making something tighter (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation fasten constrain stiffen reduce bound confine limit change alter modify constrict constringe firm tauten compact compress tightening

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