Is TIGHTENS a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'tightens'


  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

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The word TIGHTENS is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 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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