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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. p.) of Tie.

2. (p. p) of Tie.

3. (superl.) Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as, tight cloth; a tight knot.

4. (superl.) Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight room; -- often used in this sense as the second member of a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight.

5. (superl.) Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat or other garment.

6. (superl.) Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy.

7. (superl.) Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his dealings.

8. (superl.) Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; -- applied to a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.

9. (superl.) Handy; adroit; brisk.

10. (superl.) Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy.

11. (superl.) Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear; -- said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy, 7.

12. (v. t.) To tighten.

Greek
2638. katalambano -- to lay hold of, seize
... to lay hold of, seize. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katalambano Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-al-am-ban'-o) Short Definition: I seize tight hold of, overtake ...
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1341. dikaiokrisia -- righteous judgment
... [Strictly speaking, 1341 () is a compound rather than a pure cognate. It is grouped
here however because of its tight connection to the word-family.]. ...
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4729. stenochoreo -- to be made narrow, to compress
... stenochoreo Phonetic Spelling: (sten-okh-o-reh'-o) Short Definition: I press upon,
cramp, restrain Definition: (I keep some one in a tight place), I press upon ...
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318. anagke -- necessity
... Word Origin from ana and agcho (to compress, press tight) Definition necessity NASB
Word Usage compulsion (3), constraint (1), distress (3), distresses (1 ...
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4862. sun -- with, together with (expresses association with)
... 4862 (a primitive preposition, having no known etymology) -- properly, identified,
joined close- in tight identification; (=). Word Origin a prim. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6862a. tsar -- narrow, tight
... 6862, 6862a. tsar. 6862b . narrow, tight. Transliteration: tsar Short
Definition: limited. Word Origin from tsarar Definition narrow ...
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6862. tsar -- narrow, tight
... 6861, 6862. tsar. 6862a . narrow, tight. Transliteration: tsar Phonetic Spelling:
(tsar) Short Definition: adversary. adversary, affliction ...
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4712. metsar -- straits, distress
... distress, pain, strait. From qebah; something tight, ie (figuratively) trouble --
distress, pain, strait. see HEBREW qebah. 4711, 4712. metsar. 4713 . ...
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Library

The Heart-Strings of God.
... I John's Story The Heart-strings of God. There's a tense tugging at the heart of
God. The heart-strings of God are tight, as tight as tight can be. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the heart-strings of god.htm

For I Will Now Return, after a Sort of Digression, to the Point I ...
... He reports that, after he had renounced the world, and had turned to God, he
nevertheless was held in a tight grip by his love of secular books, and found it ...
/.../6 for i will now.htm

The Way of Transgressors.
... "Your clothes are a great deal too tight, Amanda.". "Oh no, I am not tight at all,
ma. Julia Mason laces as tight again. ... "Well, ma, my clothes are not tight. ...
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October the Thirtieth a Testimony Meeting
... and the Lord saved him out of all his troubles." And these troubles were what I
should call "tight corners," when the life is hemmed in by unfortunate ...
/.../my daily meditation for the circling year/october the thirtieth a testimony.htm

The Equipment of the Servants
... you can take a handful of cotton-down, and if you will squeeze it tight enough,
it will be as hard and as heavy as a bullet and will go as far, and have as ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the equipment of the servants.htm

Letter iii. Aims in Life.
... How strange that they will wear clothing that they know tends to break down their
health; tight corsets that compress the lungs and spoil the natural shape of ...
/.../letter iii aims in life.htm

Wesley's Hymns Reconsidered
... The quick succession of strong stresses in the last syllable of line 2 and in the
first syllable of line 3 has the effect of knitting the verse very tight. ...
/.../the hymns of wesley and watts five papers/wesleys hymns reconsidered.htm

Lix. The Preacher and his Hearers.
... hands and clasped hold of the spear, and clung to it, and the king very gently and
carefully drew the spear to him with the little fellow holding tight to it. ...
/.../the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/lix the preacher and his.htm

Missed Ends
... Then the roots of the grass gave way, and with a cry the child went over, its two
little hands still holding tight to the torn-off bunch of grass. ...
/.../wilson-carmichael/things as they are/chapter vi missed ends.htm

Fear and Faith
... It signifies literally to cling to or hold fast anything, expressing thus
both the notion of a good tight grip and of intimate union. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/fear and faith.htm

Thesaurus
Tight (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (pp) of Tie. 2. (p. p) of Tie. 3. (superl.) Firmly
held together; compact; not loose or open; as, tight cloth; a tight knot. ...
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Tightly (14 Occurrences)
... (adv.) In a tight manner; closely; nearly. ... (BBE). Job 41:15 His back is made of lines
of plates, joined tight together, one against the other, like a stamp. ...
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Brace (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord
on the side of a drum. 3. (n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension. ...
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Ties (7 Occurrences)

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Needlework (23 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 8:7 He put the coat on him, making it tight with its band, and then the
robe, and over it the ephod, with its band of needlework to keep it in place. ...
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Loom (3 Occurrences)
... And she made them tight with the pin, and said to him, "The Philistines are upon
you, Samson!" But he awoke from his sleep, and pulled away the pin, the loom ...
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Loose (219 Occurrences)
... with from or of. 3. (superl.) Not tight or close; as, a loose garment. 4. (superl.)
Not dense, close, compact, or crowded; as, a cloth of loose texture. ...
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Loosen (8 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or increase the alvine discharges
of. 4. (vi) To become loose; to become less tight, firm, or compact. ...
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Locks (29 Occurrences)
... And she made them tight with the pin, and said to him, "The Philistines are upon
you, Samson!" But he awoke from his sleep, and pulled away the pin, the loom ...
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Well (2882 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) A compartment in the middle of the hold of a fishing vessel, made tight
at the sides, but having holes perforated in the bottom to let in water for the ...
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Concordance
Tight (9 Occurrences)

James 1:26
If anyone among you thinks himself to be religious while he doesn't bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless. Peter's First Letter
(See NIV)

Genesis 20:18
For Yahweh had closed up tight all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
(WEB)

Genesis 22:9
And they came to the place of which God had given him knowledge; and there Abraham made the altar and put the wood in place on it, and having made tight the bands round Isaac his son, he put him on the wood on the altar.
(BBE)

Leviticus 8:7
He put the coat on him, making it tight with its band, and then the robe, and over it the ephod, with its band of needlework to keep it in place.
(BBE)

Judges 16:14
So while he slept, Deli'lah took the seven locks of his head and wove them into the web. And she made them tight with the pin, and said to him, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" But he awoke from his sleep, and pulled away the pin, the loom, and the web.
(DBY RSV NIV)

Job 41:15
His back is made of lines of plates, joined tight together, one against the other, like a stamp.
(BBE NAS NIV)

Psalms 17:10
They are inclosed in their own fat: With their mouth they speak proudly.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 16:30
He whose eyes are shut is a man of twisted purposes, and he who keeps his lips shut tight makes evil come about.
(BBE)

Jeremiah 50:33
This is what the Lord of armies has said: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are crushed down together: all those who took them prisoner keep them in a tight grip; they will not let them go.
(BBE)

Subtopics

Tight

Related Terms

Tightly (14 Occurrences)

Brace (3 Occurrences)

Ties (7 Occurrences)

Needlework (23 Occurrences)

Loom (3 Occurrences)

Loose (219 Occurrences)

Loosen (8 Occurrences)

Locks (29 Occurrences)

Well (2882 Occurrences)

Womb (84 Occurrences)

Wove (4 Occurrences)

Wombs (3 Occurrences)

Tighten (1 Occurrence)

Trim (4 Occurrences)

Easy (14 Occurrences)

Deli'lah (6 Occurrences)

Purses (4 Occurrences)

Plotting (13 Occurrences)

Plates (19 Occurrences)

Perversity (23 Occurrences)

Balance (12 Occurrences)

Camel (13 Occurrences)

Chest (15 Occurrences)

Close (186 Occurrences)

Closed (47 Occurrences)

Awoke (20 Occurrences)

Straiten (4 Occurrences)

Strait (14 Occurrences)

Strict (7 Occurrences)

Shed (73 Occurrences)

Slept (74 Occurrences)

Bands (130 Occurrences)

Pulled (84 Occurrences)

Abraham's (34 Occurrences)

Plans (55 Occurrences)

Grip (32 Occurrences)

Stamp (25 Occurrences)

Purposes (67 Occurrences)

Lines (42 Occurrences)

Abimelech (63 Occurrences)

Twisted (79 Occurrences)

Weak (102 Occurrences)

Sarah (38 Occurrences)

Dress (38 Occurrences)

Prisoner (87 Occurrences)

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