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    tighten - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tighten

    Definition
    (verb) make tight or tighter
    Synonyms : fasten
    Example Sentence
    • Tighten the wire
    Definition
    (verb) become tight or tighter
    Example Sentence
    • The rope tightened
    Definition
    (verb) restrict
    Synonyms : constrain , stiffen , tighten up
    Example Sentence
    • Tighten the rules
    • stiffen the regulations
    Definition
    (verb) narrow or limit
    Synonyms : reduce
    Example Sentence
    • reduce the influx of foreigners
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