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tighten

verb

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to draw tight
  • tighten the straps on the backpack so that the load doesn't shift while hiking

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The first known use of tighten was circa 1727

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“Tighten.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tighten. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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