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synonyms for tightened

  • narrow
  • stiffen
  • toughen
  • bind
  • clench
  • close
  • compress
  • condense
  • congeal
  • contract
  • cramp
  • crush
  • fasten
  • fix
  • grip
  • harden
  • pinch
  • pressure
  • rigidify
  • screw
  • secure
  • squeeze
  • strain
  • strangle
  • stretch
  • tauten
  • tense
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antonyms for tightened

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  • allow
  • concentrate
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • free
  • give
  • help
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • lose
  • melt
  • open
  • release
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • relax
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How to use tightened in a sentence

However, if the city’s virus metrics fall below set thresholds, leaders have said they will at least consider tightening restrictions.
D.C.’S CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS ARE RISING. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.JULIE ZAUZMERNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The aggressive marketing complements the work some publishers have done to tighten their own meters.
‘MORE IS MORE’: NEWS PUBLISHERS DIAL UP THE MARKETING HEAT ON THEIR SUBSCRIPTION PRODUCTSMAX WILLENSNOVEMBER 12, 2020DIGIDAY
Italy tightened restrictions across its restaurants and bars.
NEW YORK’S BLOCK-BY-BLOCK LOCKDOWNS ARE CURBING COVID-19. BUT RESIDENTS AREN’T PLEASED.BEN GUARINONOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Since then, under intense pressure, he has tightened some of the service’s policies for what users can and can’t post.
THE FACEBOOK AD BOYCOTT ENDED MONTHS AGO. BUT SOME BIG COMPANIES CONTINUE THE FIGHTDANIELLE ABRILNOVEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
In some cases, they also temporarily tightened rules for what users can post.
ELECTION MISINFORMATION IS SPREADING WITH AND WITHOUT SOCIAL MEDIA’S HELPDANIELLE ABRILNOVEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
He suggested he would follow science and tighten restrictions in places where that was necessary.
CORONAVIRUS CASES EXCEED 100,000 IN ONE DAY FOR THE FIRST TIME, EVEN AS THE NATION IS SPLIT ON THE PANDEMIC VS. THE ECONOMYLENNY BERNSTEIN, JOEL ACHENBACH, FRANCES STEAD SELLERS, WILLIAM WANNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
New York is also tightening restrictions amid rising infections nationwide.
NEW YORKERS AND LONDONERS ARE FLEEING TO THE SUBURBS, AND THAT’S SPURRING A RALLY IN THESE STOCKSBERNHARD WARNERNOVEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Compared to a number of people we’re better off, because I was able to keep my job, but we’ve had to tighten our belts.
MILLIONS STILL HAVEN’T GOTTEN STIMULUS CHECKS, INCLUDING MANY WHO NEED THEM MOSTBY LYDIA DEPILLISOCTOBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
That demand is expected to tighten up an already taut market and push up ad prices, according to agency executives.
‘DOUBLE WHAT WE WOULD NORMALLY PAY’: UNSTABLE FOURTH QUARTER TV AD MARKET IS PUSHING UP PRICESTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 20, 2020DIGIDAY
The market loosened a bit in the first weeks of October, in keeping with ad markets usually being softer at the start of a new quarter, but “now we’re seeing it really tighten up,” he said.
‘YOU HAVE TO BE MORE NIMBLE’: HOW ADVERTISERS ARE ADAPTING TO A MIXED-UP FOURTH-QUARTER TV MARKETTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 19, 2020DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO TIGHTENED

  • anchored
  • bolted
  • braced
  • cemented
  • closed
  • durable
  • embedded
  • fast
  • fastened
  • fixed
  • immobile
  • immovable
  • motionless
  • mounted
  • nailed
  • petrified
  • riveted
  • robust
  • rooted
  • screwed
  • secure
  • secured
  • set
  • settled
  • solid
  • sound
  • spiked
  • stationary
  • steady
  • strong
  • sturdy
  • substantial
  • taut
  • tenacious
  • tight
  • tightened
  • unfluctuating
  • unshakable
  • welded
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