Synonyms of tense in English:

tense

adjective

  • 1 the tense muscles of his neck
    taut, stretched tight, tight, rigid, stretched, strained, stiff
    the tense muscles of his neck
    [Antonyms] slack loose

verb

Back to top  

More definitions of tense

Definition of tense in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea