taught vs taut :

taught vs taut

taught or taut

Taut means to stretch something very tight to its extreme.

"The jump rope is taut hence useless for what you intend to use it for."

Taught on the other hand is the past tense of teach which means to impart knowledge into learners or students.

"He taught me a lot when I was younger."


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Definitions

  • s  pulled or drawn tight
    taut sails
  • s  subjected to great tension; stretched tight
    her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow
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