Simple Definition of tauten
: to make (something) tight or taut or to become tight or taut
Full Definition of tauten
tauteningplay \ˈtȯt-niŋ, ˈtȯ-tən-iŋ\
: to make taut <tauten the rope>
: to become taut
Examples of tauten in a sentence
The wire tautened as they pulled on it.
<he tautened the rope and then tied it off>
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