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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

How to pronounce straighten?

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How to say straighten in sign language?

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How to use straighten in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    He made such a fool out of himself. What people dont report is the letter he had to do to straighten out his testimony because his testimony was wrong, but Nancy Pelosi... doesnt talk about it.

  2. United States:

    I think we should be very concerned and I think we should be concerned about the Chinese law that makes this permissible, i think it should become a major element of State Department policy to try to straighten this out before we proceed and have real problems because Huawei has been very assertive.

  3. Mike Smolak:

    They were in search of the American dream, and here, with the farm, they found it, years ago, I came back to the farm for a few weeks to help my parents straighten things out.

  4. Ross Perot:

    If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.

  5. Billy Graham:

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


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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