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Synonyms for straighten
ˈstreɪt n

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. straighten, unbend(verb)

    straighten up or out; make straight

    Synonyms:
    decompress, relax, square away, neaten, slow down, unwind, loosen up, clean up, roll out, straighten out, unbend, tidy up, tidy

    Antonyms:
    bend, flex

  2. straighten, straighten out(verb)

    make straight

    Synonyms:
    shed light on, put right, disentangle, enlighten, unbend, crystalize, see the light, crystalise, elucidate, tidy up, crystallize, iron out, sort out, square away, clear, reform, crystallise, straighten out, roll out, illuminate, unsnarl, neaten, clean up, clear up, tidy

    Antonyms:
    flex, bend

  3. straighten(verb)

    get up from a sitting or slouching position

    "The students straightened when the teacher entered"

    Synonyms:
    square away, neaten, clean up, roll out, straighten out, unbend, tidy up, tidy

    Antonyms:
    bend, flex

  4. tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away(verb)

    put (things or places) in order

    "Tidy up your room!"

    Synonyms:
    shed light on, put right, disentangle, enlighten, unbend, crystalize, see the light, crystalise, elucidate, tidy up, crystallize, iron out, groom, square away, clear, reform, crystallise, straighten out, roll out, sort out, illuminate, unsnarl, neaten, clean up, clear up, tidy

    Antonyms:
    flex, bend

  5. roll out, straighten(verb)

    straighten by unrolling

    "roll out the big map"

    Synonyms:
    tidy up, neaten, roll, square away, clean up, roll out, straighten out, unbend, tidy

    Antonyms:
    bend, flex

  6. straighten(verb)

    make straight or straighter

    "Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"

    Synonyms:
    square away, neaten, clean up, roll out, straighten out, unbend, tidy up, tidy

    Antonyms:
    bend, flex

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. straighten(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make straight

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How to use straighten in a sentence?

  1. Neva Cole:

    Our job is not to straighten each other out, But to help each other up.

  2. Cliven Bundy:

    The Lord told me ... if (the sheriff doesn't) take away these arms (from federal agents), we the people will have to face these arms in a civil war. He said, 'This is your chance to straighten this thing up,'.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Modern thinking is a mysterious entity, it is covered in blood and is two meters tall, its smile opens your soul to you and its smile descends to the earth and opens a portal to the dimension of eternal laughter, into a world without values. 2. Death from the dust of all the dead and dust of memories. Fear is all out of the darkness of the subconscious of billions of threads of manipulation. 3. Under the ordinary eye, the eye of anger. Under the eye of anger, the eye of despondency. Under the eye of despondency, the eye of insight of enlightenment of good and light, selfless nobleness. 4. The face tears up from laughter, and there is not flesh and soul, but a continuous smile of awareness. 5. Love is a sports scoreboard, the score of the one who loves more is kept. 6. Truth is a card. An illusion. You tilt a little, you see one, and you straighten up you see another. 7. Lust is erotic poker cards, poker for stripping the truth. Here you will win only loneliness. 8. Reality is a terrible dystopia of smiling optimism, with wired senses, with laughing monsters in your head, that is, your vices. 9. Wandering around in the midst of twilight darkness, the creative person revealed to the world what was hidden in the egg that lay in this fog, essences and monsters of the subconscious crawled out of it through the force field of imagination and depravity, through the force field they arise in the mind. Some in the imagination become prettier, while others are uglier. Then exhibited in a toy marketing store. 10. Careerism (career) is a children's entertainment, attraction mini-golf of self-motivation and discipline. 11. Loneliness is a catcher of erotic dreams. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Billy Graham:

    If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.

  5. Colin Cieszynski:

    With the slide in energy, investors have become bearish towards Canada. Eventually that will straighten itself out, but it could take a while.

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Translations for straighten

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  • adreçar, redreçarCatalan, Valencian
  • ισιώνωGreek
  • estirar, desencorvar, destorcer, enderezarSpanish
  • suoristaa, oieta, oikaista, suoristuaFinnish
  • redresserFrench
  • drizzareItalian
  • rechtmaken, rechttrekken, rechten, [[overeind]] [[springen]], zich rechten, opspringen, [[recht]] [[worden]]Dutch
  • endireitarPortuguese
  • îndreptaRomanian
  • выпрямля́ться, выпрямля́ть, вы́прямиться, вы́прямитьRussian

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