constringe


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con·stringe

 (kən-strĭnj′)
tr.v. con·stringed, con·string·ing, con·string·es
To cause to contract; constrict.

[Latin cōnstringere, to compress; see constrain.]

con·strin′gen·cy n.
con·strin′gent adj.

constringe

(kənˈstrɪndʒ)
vb
(tr) rare to shrink or contract
[C17: from Latin constringere to bind together; see constrain]
conˈstringency n
conˈstringent adj

con•stringe

(kənˈstrɪndʒ)

v.t. -stringed, -string•ing.
to constrict; compress; cause to contract or shrink.
[1595–1605; < Latin constringere to draw tight, tie up; see constrict]
con•strin′gen•cy, n.
con•strin′gent, adj.

constringe


Past participle: constringed
Gerund: constringing

Imperative
constringe
constringe
Present
I constringe
you constringe
he/she/it constringes
we constringe
you constringe
they constringe
Preterite
I constringed
you constringed
he/she/it constringed
we constringed
you constringed
they constringed
Present Continuous
I am constringing
you are constringing
he/she/it is constringing
we are constringing
you are constringing
they are constringing
Present Perfect
I have constringed
you have constringed
he/she/it has constringed
we have constringed
you have constringed
they have constringed
Past Continuous
I was constringing
you were constringing
he/she/it was constringing
we were constringing
you were constringing
they were constringing
Past Perfect
I had constringed
you had constringed
he/she/it had constringed
we had constringed
you had constringed
they had constringed
Future
I will constringe
you will constringe
he/she/it will constringe
we will constringe
you will constringe
they will constringe
Future Perfect
I will have constringed
you will have constringed
he/she/it will have constringed
we will have constringed
you will have constringed
they will have constringed
Future Continuous
I will be constringing
you will be constringing
he/she/it will be constringing
we will be constringing
you will be constringing
they will be constringing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been constringing
you have been constringing
he/she/it has been constringing
we have been constringing
you have been constringing
they have been constringing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been constringing
you will have been constringing
he/she/it will have been constringing
we will have been constringing
you will have been constringing
they will have been constringing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been constringing
you had been constringing
he/she/it had been constringing
we had been constringing
you had been constringing
they had been constringing
Conditional
I would constringe
you would constringe
he/she/it would constringe
we would constringe
you would constringe
they would constringe
Past Conditional
I would have constringed
you would have constringed
he/she/it would have constringed
we would have constringed
you would have constringed
they would have constringed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.constringe - become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"
astringe - become constricted or compressed; "The cold substance astringes"
strangulate - become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"
tighten - become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened"

constringe

verb
1. To make smaller or narrower:
2. To reduce in size, as by drawing together:
3. To subject to compression: