Definition of Taut

1. Adjective. Pulled or drawn tight. "A tight rope"

Exact synonyms: Tight
Similar to: Tense
Derivative terms: Tautness, Tightness



2. Adjective. Subjected to great tension; stretched tight. "Her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"
Similar to: Tense
Derivative terms: Tautness

Definition of Taut

1. a. Tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained.

Definition of Taut

1. Adjective. Tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string. ¹

2. Adjective. Experiencing stress or anxiety. ¹

3. Adjective. Containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taut

1. fully stretched, so as not to be slack [adj TAUTER, TAUTEST] / to tangle [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: tangle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taut

taurolithocholic acid
tauromachian
tauromachians
tauromachic
tauromachies
tauromachy
taurophobia
tauropine dehydrogenase
tauroursodeoxycholic
tauroursodeoxycholic acid
taurus
taurylic
taurylic acid
taus
tausonite
taut (current term)
taut-
tautaug
tautaugs
tauted
tautegorical
tauten
tautened
tautening
tautens
tauter
tautest
tauting
tautit
tautly

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