stiff, tight, rigid, close, flexed, firm, tense, unyielding
tight, stretched, rigid
loose is a 5 letter word for not taut.
No. Slack and taut are opposite in meaning.
You! Over there! Pull that rope taut!
I will toe the line more confidently if is more taut.
being stretched tightly eg: we say a taut rope
Hold the sheet taut as you and I fold it. You pull away from me and your hands apart. That should keep the sheet taut.