taut / taught

taut / taught
   Taut is a literary word that means "tight": Hold the string taut while I mark the line.
   Taught is the past tense of teach: Kenneth taught etiquette and good manners for several years.

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  • taut / taught —    Taut is a literary word that means tight : Hold the string taut while I mark the line.    Taught is the past tense of teach: Kenneth taught etiquette and good manners for several years …   Confused words

  • Taut-line hitch — Names Taut line hitch, Adjustable hitch, Rigger s hitch, Midshipman s hitch, Tent line hitch, Tent hitch Category Hitch …   Wikipedia

  • Taught — Taught, a. See {Taut}. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taught — taut, tot …   American English homophones

  • taut — taught, tot …   American English homophones

  • taught — taut adj …   English expressions

  • taught — taut …   English homophone dictionary

  • Taut, Bruno — (1880 1938)    architect; with Walter Gropius,* chiefly re sponsible for enhancing awareness of the social significance of architecture. Born to a struggling merchant in Konigsberg, he studied at Konigsberg s Bau gewerkschule before transferring… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • taut´ness — taut1 «tt», adjective. 1. pulled tight; tense: »a taut rope. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under tight. (Cf. ↑tight) 2. in neat condition; tidy; …   Useful english dictionary

  • taut´ly — taut1 «tt», adjective. 1. pulled tight; tense: »a taut rope. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under tight. (Cf. ↑tight) 2. in neat condition; tidy; …   Useful english dictionary

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