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.
References in classic literature ?
Forty,--fifty,--sixty feet of line ran out, when Wolf Larsen cried "Belay!" Oofty-Oofty took a turn on a bitt, the rope tautened, and the Ghost, lunging onward, jerked the cook to the surface.
He shifted his feet slightly, tautened his muscles with a tentative pull, then relaxed again, questing for a perfect adjustment of all the levers of his body.
Daylight's muscles tautened a second time, and this time in earnest, until steadily all the energy of his splendid body was applied, and quite imperceptibly, without jerk or strain, the bulky nine hundred pounds rose from the door and swung back and forth, pendulum like, between his legs.
The Killer braced himself with the rope across his hip, and as the antelope tautened the singing strands in a last frantic bound for liberty he was thrown over upon his back.
Many times, in the course of the day, alertly and nonchalantly, almost with a quizzical knowingness, Jerry cocked his head at the mainsail when it made sudden swooping movements or slacked and tautened its crashing sheet-gear.
The main-sheet tautened with a brisk rattling of the blocks, the boom uplifted, the sail bellied out, and the Reindeer heeled over--over, and over, till the lee-rail went under, the cabin windows went under, and the bay began to pour in over the cockpit rail.
He rolled upon the ground, fighting, biting, scratching, and roaring; he leaped to his feet and sprang into the air; he charged Tarzan, only to be brought to a sudden stop as the rope securing him to the tree tautened. Then Tarzan stepped in and rapped him smartly on the head with the shaft of his spear.
With his thumb and finger on his neck to tauten the skin, Joe realized he was constricting his windpipe.
Today, Leah wears a yellow sundress, and when she turns to greet him, Harold sees the thin straps tauten against the soft flesh of her shoulders.
Some have their chins and necks pressing deeply down as if attempting to withdraw between their collar bones; others crane up and out until the sinews tauten in lines of force that seem to stretch out beyond the slim section of body represented.
Por ello Socrates le dice a Glaucon finalizando el mito: <<Y si me crees a mi...>> (all' an emoi peithometha...); [86] asimismo, en 619a, sostiene: <<Y hay que tener esta opinion de modo firme, como el adamanto, al marchar al Hades>> (Adamantinos de dei tauten ten doxan echonta eis Haidou einai).