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making taut

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Synonyms for making taut

verb extend, elongate
  • cover
  • develop
  • draw
  • expand
  • fill
  • go
  • grow
  • lengthen
  • open
  • pull
  • reach
  • run
  • span
  • spread
  • strain
  • swell
  • unfold
  • widen
  • amplify
  • bridge
  • crane
  • distend
  • inflate
  • magnify
  • make
  • overlap
  • pad
  • prolong
  • protract
  • pyramid
  • rack
  • range
  • recline
  • repose
  • tauten
  • tighten
  • unroll
  • branch out
  • burst forth
  • drag out
  • draw out
  • lie out
  • make taut
  • make tense
  • prolongate
  • pull out
  • shoot up
  • spin out
  • spread out
  • spring up
  • string out

Antonyms for making taut

  • abbreviate
  • block
  • cease
  • close
  • compress
  • conceal
  • concentrate
  • contract
  • decrease
  • end
  • exclude
  • halt
  • hide
  • lessen
  • narrow
  • push
  • repel
  • repulse
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • stop
  • curtail
  • deflate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.