Is TIGHTEN a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'tighten'


  1. TIGHTEN, narrow or limit
  2. TIGHTEN, severely restrict in scope or extent
  3. TIGHTEN, become tight or tighter
  4. TIGHTEN, make tight or tighter
  5. TIGHTEN, to make (something) tight or tighter or to become tight or tighter

Synonyms for 'tighten'

Antonyms for 'tighten'

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

How to use the word 'tighten' in a sentence

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

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