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English-German translation for: tighten
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Dictionary English German: tighten

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VERB  to tighten | tightened | tightened ... 
 
SYNO   to constrain | to stiffen ... 
to tighten sth. [rules, security etc.]
1125
etw.Akk. verschärfen
tech. to tighten
1104
anziehen [Schraube etc. festziehen]
to tighten
488
straffen
to tighten sth.
325
etw. festziehen
to tighten
120
festigen
to tighten
113
zusammenziehen
to tighten
85
zuziehen [Schlinge, Gürtel etc.]
tech. to tighten sth. [e.g. screw, nut]
45
etw. festdrehen [z. B. Schraube, Mutter]
to tighten sth.
42
etw. festmachen [straffen]
to tighten
36
abdichten
to tightenenger werden
to tightenstraff ziehen
to tighten [become tight(er)]sichAkk. straffen
to tighten [noose, knot]sich zuziehen [Schlinge, Knoten]
to tighten sth.etw. straff spannen
2 Words: Verbs
to hand-tighten sth.etw. handwarm anziehen [ugs., Handwerkerjargon: mit der Hand anziehen]
tech. to hand-tighten sth.etw. mit der Hand anziehen [z. B. Schraubverbindung]
to tighten measuresMaßnahmen verschärfen
pol. to tighten sanctionsSanktionen verschärfen
to tighten sth. upetw.Akk. festziehen
to tighten stringsdie Zügel straffen
to tighten up [become tense]sichAkk. anspannen
to tighten up [introduce a stricter regime]schärfere Maßnahmen ergreifen
3 Words: Others
tech. Tighten screws firmly.Schrauben fest anziehen.
tech. Tighten screws slightly.Schrauben mäßig anziehen.
3 Words: Verbs
to tighten border controlsdie Grenzkontrollen verschärfen
to tighten one's belt [idiom] [to stint oneself]den Gürtel enger schnallen [ugs.] [Redewendung] [sich einschränken]
tech. to tighten sth. finger-tight [e.g. screws]etw. handfest anziehen [z. B. Schrauben]
tech. to tighten sth. hand-tightetw. handfest anziehen
equest. to tighten the girthden Gurt anziehen
to tighten the noose [idiom]die Schlinge zuziehen [Redewendung]
to tighten the purse [idiom]Ausgaben mindern
to tighten the reins [also fig.]die Zügel anziehen [auch fig.]
to tighten the rulesdie Regeln verschärfen
tech. to tighten the screwsdie Schrauben andrehen [anziehen, festdrehen]
automot. to tighten the tires [Am.] [coll.] [tighten up the wheels]die Räder nachziehen [ugs.] [die Radmuttern anziehen bzw. festziehen]
4 Words: Verbs
tech. to tighten (up) a screweine Schraube anziehen
tech. to tighten (up) a screweine Schraube festziehen
tech. to tighten sth. until it screams [coll.] [esp. bolt, nut]etw. (fest) anballern [ugs.] [bes. Schraube, Mutter]
to tighten the credit reinsdie Kreditbremse ziehen
to tighten the credit screwdie Kreditschraube anziehen
5+ Words: Others
tech. Fit the cover and tighten the screws.Abdeckung aufsetzen und festschrauben.
tech. Tighten nut with no. 19 open wrench.Mutter mit 19er Gabelschlüssel anziehen.
tech. Tighten screw (by) 1/4 turn.Schraube (um) 1/4 Umdrehung anziehen.
tech. Tighten the screw until contact is made.Schraube anziehen, bis eine Führung gegeben ist.
We have to tighten our belts now. [idiom]Wir müssen jetzt den Gürtel enger schnallen. [Redewendung]
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A 2021-03-24: To tighten sth. until it screams
Q 2017-07-26: to tighten the bolt against the workpiece
A 2016-09-25: Tighten & add context
A 2015-02-18: tighten, add "punch"
A 2010-02-23: to tighten measures ...?
A 2009-12-29: banks tighten
Q 2009-12-29: banks tighten?
A 2009-10-04: Agree with schwerblech: tighten it up.
A 2008-11-07: sorry, 'tighten the counter (inner) nut'
A 2008-11-07: Perhaps better: 'tighten the counter nut'
A 2008-05-16: to tighten, or to constrict
A 2008-02-24: Dann 'clamps' sehrwahrscheinlich, da 'festziehen' tighten
A 2007-01-20: anziehen (Schraube) = tighten, fasten
A 2007-01-18: tighten screws diagonally
A 2005-05-31: Attach the cable tie(s) to the cable, pull it (them) through and tighten.
Q 2005-01-18: tighten up your tie

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