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  Definition of tighten
  1. narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"
  2. restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
  3. become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened"
  4. make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
Similar Words: reduce, stiffen, tighten up, constrain, fasten

 

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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