Tense Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Tense? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Synonyms, Words ending with Tense, How to pronounce? Antonyms, Derivations, Example sentences, Related sentences, Words starting with Tense and more...

Tense meaning

Word: Tense

How to pronounce: tens

Adjective

Definitions:

1. (especially of a muscle or someone's body) stretched tight or rigid.

Example sentences: "She tried to relax her tense muscles"

Intransitive verb

Definitions:

1. Become tense, typically through anxiety or nervousness.

Example sentences: "Her body tensed up"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A set of forms taken by a verb to indicate the time (and sometimes also the continuance or completeness) of the action in relation to the time of the utterance.

Example sentences: "The past tense"


Synonyms:

strenuous

stressful

strained

intense

uptight

taut

tight

rigid

strain

disquieting

anxious

fraught

uneasy

stressed

nervous

nervy

stretch

jumpy


Antonyms:

calm


Derivations:

tenseness

tension

tenser

tensity

tensed

tensing

tensely


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Tense in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tenso

German: Anspannen

French: Tendu

Italian: Teso

Turkish: Gergin


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