Synonyms of taut in English:

taut


See definition of taut

adjective

1‘the rope went taut’

SYNONYMS

tight, tightly stretched, stretched, rigid, stressed, not slack, not loose

ANTONYMS

slack, loose

2‘his muscles remained hard and taut’

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flexed, tensed, tightened, hard, solid, firm, rigid, stiff, unyielding

ANTONYMS

relaxed

3‘he glared at her with a taut expression’

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fraught, strained, stressed, tense, drawn, drained, sapped, fatigued, tired

informal uptight

4‘a taut, pacy, absorbing tale of gang life’

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concise, controlled, crisp, pithy, sharp, succinct, compact, terse

ANTONYMS

verbose

5‘he ran a taut ship’

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orderly, in order, in good order, in good condition, tight, trim, neat, well ordered, well regulated, well disciplined, tidy, spruce, smart, shipshape, shipshape and Bristol fashion