What does tightly mean?

Definitions for tightly
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tightlyadverb

    in a tight or constricted manner

    "a tightly packed pub"

  2. tightlyadverb

    securely fixed or fastened

    "the window was tightly sealed"

Wiktionary

  1. tightlyadverb

    In a tight manner.

    tightly clenched fingers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tightlyadverb

    in a tight manner; closely; nearly

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce tightly?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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Numerology

  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

Examples of tightly in a Sentence

  1. James McGlew:

    Quite clearly there's an expectation following last week's rate drop that their margins aren't going to be squeezed as tightly as markets were originally thinking.

  2. Jon Alterman:

    What strikes me with all the calls President Joe Biden has had is they are very intentional. They are done for a purpose -- you understand what the goal is, you understand what the outcome is ; it's part of a broader strategy, what The President does is tightly integrated with The President team and with the intentions and strategies of the US government.

  3. Eric Rignot:

    We have suspected for years that Thwaites was not tightly attached to the bedrock beneath it, thanks to a new generation of satellites, we can finally see the detail.

  4. Chinese Proverb:

    A book tightly shut is but a block of paper.

  5. Communist Yugoslav:

    Sales are now tightly controlled by the government and every piece of weapons slated for export must be approved by authorities and accounted for.

Images & Illustrations of tightly

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