Definitions for

Overview of verb tighten

The verb tighten has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (8) tighten, fasten

(make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire")

2. (1) tighten

(become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened")

3. (1) stiffen, tighten, tighten up, constrain

(restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations")

4. reduce, tighten

(narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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