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tight

adjective

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1 not allowing penetration (as by gas, liquid, or light)
  • The lid forms a tight seal with the canister that will keep the spices fresh.
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2 firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge
  • a tight screw that won't come loose
  • a jar with a tight lid
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4 having little space between items or parts
  • The traffic on the freeway was so tight we couldn't get over to the exit we wanted.
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5 showing little difference in the standing of the competitors
  • a tight race for governor
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6 stretched with little or no give
  • The rope was pulled tight.
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7 closely acquainted
  • Supposedly he and the rock star have been totally tight since they went to high school together.
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