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Synonyms for straiten
ˈstreɪt n

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. straiten, distress(verb)

    bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

    Synonyms:
    distress

  2. straiten(verb)

    squeeze together

    Synonyms:
    distress

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. straiten

    Synonyms:
    check, deny, disappoint, refuse, restrain, restrict, starve, stint, tantalize

    Antonyms:
    cloy, content, fill, glut, sate, satiate, satisfy, suffice, surfeit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. straiten(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    confine, limit, constrict, contract

  2. straiten(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    stretch, straighten, make tight or tense

  3. straiten(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    distress, perplex, pinch, embarrass, oppress

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. straiten(v)

    Synonyms:
    limit, restrict, narrow, confine, constrain, tighten, embarrass

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#272check
#7367refuse
#7851deny
#9424restrict
#12669distress
#28795stint
#30094restrain
#31211disappoint
#37778starve
#148246tantalize

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    • A. fair to middling
    • B. constructive
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