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Synonyms for tighten uptight·en up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stiffen, tighten, tighten up, constrainverb

    restrict

    "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, restrain, encumber, tighten, constrain, cumber, reduce, stiffen

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How to use tighten up in a sentence?

  1. Arthur Alan Wolk:

    The only way to really improve it…is to have competition, the only other thing that works, I’m loathe to say, is for the regulatory environment to tighten up the service regulations that apply to the airlines.

  2. John Kilduff:

    That helped, and given the broader situation with OPEC+, I would expect for this market to tighten up further.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    If I was President of the United States, that person would be fired, they did not follow up on the inspector general's recommendations to tighten up security to create a stronger firewall.

  4. Timothy Naimi:

    I think one of the implications for the broader society is that currently our controls on television advertising for alcohol are minimal and they're self-regulatory, so I think we should definitely tighten up that some.

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