Definition of straiten in English:

straiten

Line breaks: strait¦en
Pronunciation: /ˈstreɪt(ə)n
 
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verb

archaic
Make or become narrow: [with object]: the passage was straitened by tables
More example sentences
  • Even Isabella began straitening out her blue dress.
  • He braces himself as if under attack then straitens up and watches the plane.
  • Serge turns around to face his brothers, straitening his cape,

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