Synonyms for (verb) constrict

Synonyms: narrow, constrict, constringe

Definition: become tight or as if tight

Usage: Her throat constricted

Similar words: tighten

Definition: become tight or tighter

Usage: The rope tightened


Synonyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze

Definition: squeeze or press together

Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Similar words: tighten

Definition: become tight or tighter

Usage: The rope tightened