Definition of Tauten

1. Verb. Become taut or tauter. "The rope tautened"

Exact synonyms: Firm
Generic synonyms: Tighten



2. Verb. Make taut or tauter. "Tauten a rope"
Exact synonyms: Firm
Generic synonyms: Fasten, Tighten

Definition of Tauten

1. Verb. (transitive) To make taut. ¹

2. Verb. (ergative) To become taut. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tauten

1. to make taut [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: taut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tauten

taurophobia
tauropine dehydrogenase
tauroursodeoxycholic
tauroursodeoxycholic acid
taurus
taurylic
taurylic acid
taus
tausonite
taut
taut-
tautaug
tautaugs
tauted
tautegorical
tauten (current term)
tautened
tautening
tautens
tauter
tautest
tauting
tautit
tautly
tautness
tautnesses
tauto-
tautochrone
tautochrones
tautochronous

Literary usage of Tauten

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1. Gunnery Catechism by John D. Brandt (1864)
"A.—tauten and secure " In " and " Out" tackles, make up and secure shifting and training tackles on the slide ; ship clevis bolts ip deck, pass and tauten ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish academy (1879)
"... tauten, preserved in the books of Lecan and Ballymote, contains the following quatrain, from which it appears that a similar practice formed part of the ..."

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