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mean vs tight tight vs mean

mean is a noun but tight is not a noun.

mean and tight both are adjectives.

mean is a verb but tight is not a verb.

mean is not an adverb while tight is an adverb.

As adjectives, mean and tight are synonyms with the definitions:
  • (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
Other synonyms of mean include miserly, mingy.
mean (noun) tight (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) tight (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value pulled or drawn tight
characterized by malice set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality pressed tightly together
marked by poverty befitting a beggar (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt of textiles
of no value or worth securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid
very good; of the highest quality (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
very drunk
exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
packed closely together
closely constrained or constricted or constricting
of such close construction as to be impermeable
mean (verb) tight (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey
have as a logical consequence
denote or connote
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose
mean (adverb) tight (adverb)
firmly or closely
in an attentive manner