Found 3 items, similar to tight.
English → Indonesian
ciut, erat, kencang, ketat, sempit, terganjal
English → English
adj 1: closely constrained or constricted or constricting; “tight
; “he hated tight starched collars”
closed in a tight fist”
; “a tight feeling in his
2: pulled or drawn tight; “taut sails”
; “a tight drumhead”
3: set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration;
“in tight formation”
; “a tight blockade”
4: pressed tightly together; “with lips compressed”
5: used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative
of lack of generosity; “a mean person”
; “he left a miserly
6: affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; “tight money”
“a tight market”
7: of such close construction as to be impermeable; “a tight
; “warm in our tight little house”
8: of textiles; “a close weave”
; “smooth percale with a very
9: securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; “the bolts are
10: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; “a close
; “a close election”
; “a tight game”
11: very drunk [syn: besotted
, blind drunk
12: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; “a nasty
; “a good man to have on your side in a tight
13: demanding strict attention to rules and procedures;
; “tight security”
14: packed closely together; “the stood in a tight little
; “hair in tight curls”
; “the pub was packed tight”
adv 1: firmly or tightly; “held fast to the rope”
; “her foot was
; “held tight”
2: in an attentive manner; “he remained close on his guard”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tied
); p. pr. &
vb. n. Tying
.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[=i]gan, ti['e]gan,
fr. te['a]g, te['a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug, and AS.
te['o]n to draw, to pull. See Tug
, v. t., and cf. Tow
1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. “Tie the
kine to the cart.”
--1 Sam. vi. 7.
My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake
not the law of thy mother: bind them continually
upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.
2. To form, as a knot, by interlacing or complicating a cord;
also, to interlace, or form a knot in; as, to tie a cord
to a tree; to knit; to knot. “We do not tie this knot
with an intention to puzzle the argument.”
3. To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.
In bond of virtuous love together tied. --Fairfax.
4. To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as
by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to
Not tied to rules of policy, you find
Revenge less sweet than a forgiving mind. --Dryden.
5. (Mus.) To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved
line, or slur, drawn over or under them.
6. To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even
To ride and tie
. See under Ride
To tie down
(a) To fasten so as to prevent from rising.
(b) To restrain; to confine; to hinder from action.
To tie up
, to confine; to restrain; to hinder from motion
p. p. of Tie
, v. t.
To tighten. [Obs.]
, a. [Compar. Tighter
.] [OE. tight, thiht; probably of Scand. origin;
cf. Icel. [thorn][=e]ttr, Dan. t[ae]t, Sw. t["a]t: akin to D.
& G. dicht thick, tight, and perhaps to E. thee to thrive, or
to thick. Cf. Taut
1. Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as,
tight cloth; a tight knot.
2. Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other
fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight
room; -- often used in this sense as the second member of
a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight.
3. Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat
or other garment.
4. Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy.
Clad very plain, but clean and tight. --Evelyn.
I'll spin and card, and keep our children tight.
5. Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his
6. Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; -- applied to
a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.
7. Handy; adroit; brisk. [Obs.] --Shak.
8. Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy. [Slang]
9. (Com.) Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear;
-- said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy