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1. bight

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends).

Synonyms

  • centre
  • rope
  • midpoint

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • right
  • left
  • untie

Etymology

  • bight (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bight

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit

Sentences with bight


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull the bitter end backward through that bight.

2. bight

verb. ['ˈbaɪt'] fasten with a bight.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • tense
  • boil
  • open

Etymology

  • bight (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bight

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline.

Synonyms

  • embayment

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • straight line

Etymology

  • bight (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. bight

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a bend or curve (especially in a coastline).

Synonyms

  • twist
  • turn
  • crook

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist

Etymology

  • bight (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. bight

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a loop in a rope.

Antonyms

  • relax

Etymology

  • bight (Middle English (1100-1500))
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