Word:

Straiten

Strait´en
v. t.1.To make strait; to make narrow; hence, to contract; to confine.
[imp. & p. p. Straitened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Straitening.]
2.To make tense, or tight; to tighten.
They straiten at each end the cord.
- Pope.
3.To restrict; to distress or embarrass in respect of means or conditions of life; - used chiefly in the past participle; - as, a man straitened in his circumstances.
Verb1.straiten - squeeze together
arrest, bottle up, bound, box in, box up, bridle, cabin, casket, check, cloister, closet, coffin, condition, confine, constrain, constrict, contain, contract, control, cool, cool off, copyright, cramp, crib, curb, curtail, decelerate, diminish, discipline, dompt, draw in, draw the line, encase, enjoin, entomb, go in, govern, guard, hedge about, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold up, immure, inhibit, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep under control, lay under restraint, limit, moderate, narrow, patent, prohibit, pull, pull in, qualify, register, rein, rein in, restrain, restrict, retard, retrench, scant, set back, slow down, snape, snub, specialize, stint, taper, withhold
Translate Straiten to German
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Straining piece
Straint
Strait
strait and narrow
Strait of Calais
Strait of Dover
Strait of Georgia
Strait of Gibraltar
Strait of Hormuz
Strait of Magellan
Strait of Messina
Strait of Ormuz
Strait-handed
Strait-jacket
Strait-laced
Strait-waistcoat
-- Straiten --
straitened
straitjacket
straitlaced
Straitly
Straitness
straits
Strake
Strale
Stram
Stramash
Stramazoun
Stramineous
Stramonium
Stramony
Strand
Strand birds
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