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tightens up

  • as insystematize
  • as insystemize
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Synonyms for tightens up

verb put in order
  • arrange
  • array
  • contrive
  • design
  • devise
  • dispose
  • establish
  • frame
  • institute
  • marshal
  • order
  • organize
  • plan
  • project
  • rationalize
  • regulate
  • schematize
  • standardize
  • systemize
  • get act together
  • make uniform
  • methodize
  • pull together
  • shape up
  • straighten up
  • tighten up

Antonyms for tightens up

  • confuse
  • destroy
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • disturb
  • mismanage
  • mix up
  • prevent
  • ruin
  • stop
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.