Definitions For Tighten


  • Narrow or limit
  • Severely restrict in scope or extent
  • Become tight or tighter
  • Make tight or tighter
  • To make (something) tight or tighter or to become tight or tighter

Is Tighten a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tighten is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tighten in a Sentence

  • She tightened her hold on the handle.
  • tighten the straps on the backpack so that the load doesn't shift while hiking

Synonyms for Tighten

Antonyms for Tighten

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