# tight

tight is part of the Basic English 850.

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### Pronunciation

 Positive tight Comparative tighter Superlative tightest
1. If $x$ is tight, it fits closely and strongly to $y$.
The bandage on your finger should not be too tight or your finger may turn blue.
The police kept tight control during the speech.
2. The way a string is when someone pulls on the ends; not loose.
A tight rope is in a straight line.