What does tightly mean?

Definitions for tightly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tightly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tightly(adverb)

    in a tight or constricted manner

    "a tightly packed pub"

  2. tightly(adverb)

    securely fixed or fastened

    "the window was tightly sealed"


  1. tightly(Adverb)

    In a tight manner.

    tightly clenched fingers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tightly(adverb)

    in a tight manner; closely; nearly

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tightly' in Adverbs Frequency: #324


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chinese Proverb:

    A book tightly shut is but a block of paper.

  2. David Nestor:

    Don't hold on to anything too tightly sooner or later, you'll have to let go.

  3. Jan Glidewell:

    You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.

  4. Chad Horenfeldt:

    We also needed a support system that could be embedded into our internal Salesforce platform, and Freshdesk does it tightly.

  5. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    I said that some bills might fail because we are not going to tightly control the process and predetermine the outcome around here.

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