Hindi translation of 'tighten'
tighten /ˈtaɪtən ˈटाइटन्/
Word forms: tightens, tightening, tightened
1. transitive or intransitive verb
If you tighten your grip on something, or if your grip on something tightens, you hold it more firmly or securely.
जकड़ मज़बूत करना/कसना
I could feel him tighten his grip on the stick.
2. transitive or intransitive verb
If you tighten a rope or chain, or if a rope or chain tightens, it stretches until it is straight.
रस्सी या श्रृंखला कसना/कस देना
3. transitive verb, phrasal verb
When you tighten a screw, nut, or other device, or when you tighten it up, you turn it or move it so that it is more firmly in place or holds something more firmly.
I used my fingers to tighten the screw.
It's important to tighten up the wheels properly.
4. transitive verb
To tighten rules or controls means to make them stricter.
...an attempt by management to tighten the rules.
You need to tighten control of your finances.
5. to tighten one's belt → see belt
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Example Sentences Including 'tighten'
The line slackened for a moment, then began to tighten again.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
I glanced up at her and saw her face tighten in disapproval.LOSING IT (2002)
She made herself smile, felt its shallowness, felt the knot in her stomach tighten.Death and Transfiguration
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'tighten' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يُضَيِّقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: apertar
- Chinese: 弄紧
- Croatian: zategnuti
- Czech: zesílit stisk
- Danish: stramme
- Dutch: aanhalen verstevigen
- European Spanish: apretar tornillos
- Finnish: kiristää tiukentaa
- French: serrer
- German: festziehen
- Greek: σφίγγω
- Italian: stringere
- Japanese: 締める
- Korean: 단단히 죄다
- Norwegian: stramme
- Polish: zacisnąć zaciskać
- Portuguese: apertar
- Romanian: a strânge
- Russian: затягивать
- Spanish: apretar
- Swedish: dra åt skruva hårdare
- Thai: ทำให้แน่นหรือตึงขึ้น
- Turkish: sıkılamak
- Ukrainian: стискати(ся) стиснути(ся)
- Vietnamese: thắt chặt
Translation of tighten from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary