Taught vs. Tight

Taught vs. Tight — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Taught and Tight

Taughtverb

Past tense and past participle of teach.

Tightadjective

Fixed or fastened firmly in place

a tight lid.tight screws.a tight knot.

Taughtverb

simple past tense and past participle of teach

Tightadjective

Stretched or drawn out fully

a tight wire.a tight drumhead.

Taughtadjective

(all used chiefly with qualifiers `well' or `poorly' or `un-') having received specific instruction;

unschooled ruffianswell tutored applicants

Tightadjective

Of such close construction as to be impermeable

cloth tight enough to hold water.warm in our tight little cabin.

Tightadjective

Leaving little empty space through compression; compact

a tight suitcase.a tight weave.

Tightadjective

Affording little spare time; full

a tight schedule.

Tightadjective

Closely reasoned or concise

a tight argument.a tight style of writing.

Tightadjective

Fitting close or too close to the skin; snug

a tight collar.a fit that was much too tight.

Tightadjective

(Slang) Personally close; intimate

"me and the D.A., who happen to be very tight with one another" (Tom Wolfe).

Tightadjective

Experiencing a feeling of constriction

a tight feeling in the chest.

Tightadjective

Reluctant to spend or give; stingy.

Tightadjective

Obtainable with difficulty or only at a high price

tight money.

Tightadjective

Affected by scarcity

a tight market.

Tightadjective

Difficult to deal with or get out of

a tight spot.

Tightadjective

Barely profitable

a tight bargain.

Tightadjective

Closely contested; close

a tight match.

Tightadjective

Chiefly British Neat and trim in appearance or arrangement.

Tightadjective

Marked by full control over elements or subordinates; firm

tight management.a tight orchestral performance.

Tightadjective

(Slang) Intoxicated; drunk.

Tightadjective

(Baseball) Inside.

Tightadverb

Firmly; securely.

Tightadverb

Soundly

sleep tight.

Tightadverb

Snugly or with constriction

My shoes are laced too tight.

Tightadjective

Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open.

tight cloth; a tight knot

Tightadjective

Unyielding or firm

tight control on a situation

Tightadjective

Under high tension.

Make sure to pull the rope tight.

Tightadjective

(colloquial) Scarce, hard to come by.

I grew up in a poor neighborhood; money was very tight, but we made do.

Tightadjective

Intimately friendly.

We've grown tighter over the years.

Tightadjective

Miserly or frugal.

He's a bit tight with his money.

Tightadjective

(of a space, design or arrangement) Narrow, such that it is difficult for something or someone to pass through it.

The passageway was so tight we could barely get through.They flew in a tight formation.

Tightadjective

Fitting close, or too close, to the body.

a tight coat;My socks are too tight.

Tightadjective

Of a turn, sharp, so that the timeframe for making it is narrow and following it is difficult.

The mountain pass was made dangerous by its many tight corners.

Tightadjective

Lacking holes; difficult to penetrate; waterproof.

Tightadjective

Well-rehearsed and accurate in execution.

Their marching band is extremely tight.

Tightadjective

(sport) Not conceding many goals.

Tightadjective

(slang) Intoxicated; drunk or acting like being drunk.

We went drinking and got tight.

Tightadjective

(slang) Extraordinarily great or special.

That is one tight bicycle!

Tightadjective

Mean; unfair; unkind.

Tightadjective

(obsolete) Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy.

Tightadjective

(obsolete) Handy; adroit; brisk.

Tightadjective

(poker) Of a player, who plays very few hands. en

Tightadjective

(poker) Using a strategy which involves playing very few hands. en

Tightadverb

Firmly, so as not to come loose easily.

Make sure the lid is closed tight.

Tightadverb

Soundly.

Good night, sleep tight.

Tightverb

(obsolete) To tighten.

Tightadjective

closely constrained or constricted or constricting;

tight skirtshe hated tight starched collarsfingers closed in a tight fista tight feeling in his chest

Tightadjective

pulled or drawn tight;

taut sailsa tight drumheada tight rope

Tightadjective

set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration;

in tight formationa tight blockade

Tightadjective

pressed tightly together;

with lips compressed

Tightadjective

used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity;

a mean personhe left a miserly tip

Tightadjective

affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow;

tight moneya tight market

Tightadjective

of such close construction as to be impermeable;

a tight roofwarm in our tight little house

Tightadjective

of textiles;

a close weavesmooth percale with a very tight weave

Tightadjective

securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid;

the bolts are tight

Tightadjective

(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched;

a close contesta close electiona tight game

Tightadjective

very drunk

Tightadjective

exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent;

a nasty problema good man to have on your side in a tight situation

Tightadjective

demanding strict attention to rules and procedures;

rigorous disciplinetight securitystringent safety measures

Tightadjective

packed closely together;

the stood in a tight little grouphair in tight curlsthe pub was packed tight

Tightadverb

firmly or tightly;

held fast to the ropeher foot was stuck fastheld tight

Tightadverb

in an attentive manner;

he remained close on his guard