Definitions for straighten
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word straighten.
straighten up or out; make straight
straighten, straighten outverb
get up from a sitting or slouching position
"The students straightened when the teacher entered"
tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square awayverb
put (things or places) in order
"Tidy up your room!"
roll out, straightenverb
straighten by unrolling
"roll out the big map"
make straight or straighter
"Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
To cause to become straight.
To become straight.
To put in order; to sort; to tidy up.
To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
To bribe or corrupt.
To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
Etymology: From straight + -en
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To make not crooked; to make straight.
Etymology: from straight.
A crooked stick is not straightened except it be as far bent on the clean contrary side. Richard Hooker.
Of our selves being so apt to err, the only way which we have to straighten our paths is, by following the rule of his will, whose footsteps naturally are right. Richard Hooker.
to make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form
to make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one's affairs; to straighten an account
a variant of Straiten
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'straighten' in Verbs Frequency: #1086
The numerical value of straighten in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of straighten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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.
With your right hand, hold one end of a resistance band overhead. With your left hand, reach behind you to grab the opposite end of the band, bend right elbow and straighten arm to reach up to the ceiling. Start with three sets of 10 reps, then switch to the other arm.
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.
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.
I'm excited for her to straighten up and get clean because I know she's smart enough to get out of it, hopefully, it's an eye-opener for a lot of women who are struggling. If you're pregnant, scream for help.
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- adreçar, redreçarCatalan, Valencian
- desencorvar, enderezar, destorcer, estirarSpanish
- oikaista, suoristaa, suoristua, oietaFinnish
- rechtmaken, rechttrekken, [[recht]] [[worden]], rechten, opspringen, [[overeind]] [[springen]], zich rechtenDutch
- выпрямля́ть, вы́прямить, вы́прямиться, выпрямля́тьсяRussian
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