Thesaurus > Related Words: tighten

  Words related to tighten

Related / Similar Words: reduce, stiffen, tighten up, constrain, fasten

 

Definition:
  • narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners";
  • restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations";
  • become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened";
  • make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire";

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    Hyponyms: constrict, constringe, narrow, tauten, firm, compress, squeeze, compact, contract, press, strain, tense, frap, screw, wind, wind up

     

    Derivational Morphology: tightening

     

    Anagrams: nightie, T hinge

     

     
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