tauten


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taut·en

 (tôt′n)
tr. & intr.v. taut·ened, taut·en·ing, taut·ens
To make or become taut.

tauten

(ˈtɔːtən)
vb
to make or become taut or tense

taut•en

(ˈtɔt n)

v.t., v.i.
to make or become taut.

tauten


Past participle: tautened
Gerund: tautening

Imperative
tauten
tauten
Present
I tauten
you tauten
he/she/it tautens
we tauten
you tauten
they tauten
Preterite
I tautened
you tautened
he/she/it tautened
we tautened
you tautened
they tautened
Present Continuous
I am tautening
you are tautening
he/she/it is tautening
we are tautening
you are tautening
they are tautening
Present Perfect
I have tautened
you have tautened
he/she/it has tautened
we have tautened
you have tautened
they have tautened
Past Continuous
I was tautening
you were tautening
he/she/it was tautening
we were tautening
you were tautening
they were tautening
Past Perfect
I had tautened
you had tautened
he/she/it had tautened
we had tautened
you had tautened
they had tautened
Future
I will tauten
you will tauten
he/she/it will tauten
we will tauten
you will tauten
they will tauten
Future Perfect
I will have tautened
you will have tautened
he/she/it will have tautened
we will have tautened
you will have tautened
they will have tautened
Future Continuous
I will be tautening
you will be tautening
he/she/it will be tautening
we will be tautening
you will be tautening
they will be tautening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tautening
you have been tautening
he/she/it has been tautening
we have been tautening
you have been tautening
they have been tautening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tautening
you will have been tautening
he/she/it will have been tautening
we will have been tautening
you will have been tautening
they will have been tautening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tautening
you had been tautening
he/she/it had been tautening
we had been tautening
you had been tautening
they had been tautening
Conditional
I would tauten
you would tauten
he/she/it would tauten
we would tauten
you would tauten
they would tauten
Past Conditional
I would have tautened
you would have tautened
he/she/it would have tautened
we would have tautened
you would have tautened
they would have tautened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tauten - become taut or tauter; "Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"; "the rope tautened"
tighten - become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened"
2.tauten - make taut or tauter; "tauten a rope"
tighten, fasten - make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"

tauten

verb
To make or become tense:
Translations
يَشُد، يُوَتِّر
napnout
stramme
strekkja
napnúť
germek

tauten

[ˈtɔːtn]
A. VT [+ muscles, body, rope, cable] → tensar; [+ skin] → estirar (Naut) → tesar
B. VI [muscles, body, rope, cable] → tensarse; [skin] → ponerse tirante

tauten

[ˈtɔːtən]
vise raidir
vtraffermir

tauten

vt ropespannen, straff anziehen, straffen; sailstraffen; muscle, bodyanspannen
visich spannen or straffen, straff werden

tauten

[ˈtɔːtn] vitendersi

taut

(toːt) adjective
pulled tight. Keep the string taut while you tie a knot in it.
ˈtauten verb
to make or become taut. The ropes were tautened.
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