The definition of 'tightens' & the word 'tightens' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
make tight or tighter
  1. Tighten the wire
2
become tight or tighter
  1. The rope tightened
3
restrict
  1. Tighten the rules
  2. stiffen the regulations
4
narrow or limit
  1. reduce the influx of foreigners

Synonyms of the word 'tightens' & Antonyms of the word 'tightens'.

Verb
Synonymstighten, fasten, tighten, stiffen, tighten, tighten up, constrain, reduce, tighten,