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Verbs (9)

tighten, reduce
v. narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"
tighten up, constrain, tighten, stiffen
v. restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
tighten
v. become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened"
fasten, tighten
v. make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"

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Fuzzynyms (6)

emend
v. make improvements or corrections to; "the text was emended in the second edition"
root
v. cause to take roots
bridle
v. put a bridle on; "bridle horses"
fasten
v. become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
fasten
v. become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
bristle
v. react in an offended or angry manner; "He bristled at her suggestion that he should teach her how to use the program"

Synonyms (2)

contract, narrow
v. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"

Antonyms (5)

loose, loosen
v. make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
loosen
v. make less dense; "loosen the soil"
divert, deviate
v. turn aside; turn away from

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