free from ambiguity
"a straightforward set of instructions"
square(a), straightforward, straight(adj)
without evasion or compromise
"a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
without concealment or deception; honest
"their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs"
pointed directly ahead
"a straightforward gaze"
In a straightforward manner.
Proceeding in a straight course or manner; not deviating; honest; frank.
Origin: From straight + forward.
proceeding in a straight course or manner; not deviating; honest; frank
in a straightforward manner
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Rank popularity for the word 'straightforward' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4685
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'straightforward' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3692
Rank popularity for the word 'straightforward' in Adjectives Frequency: #613
The numerical value of straightforward in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of straightforward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of straightforward in a Sentence
AngioVac turned a hard surgery into a very straightforward surgery.
The prosecutor took the rice scheme case in a straightforward manner, there was no bullying.
It's a very straightforward deal. Given the problems Fortis has, this is the best they can get at this time.
The COGS loophole for BEAT is a straightforward gimmick, but I am unsure how or whether the IRS will stop it.
It was totally in character, that is the kind of person he was -- very principled, straightforward, and has integrity.
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- صريح, مستقيمArabic
- otevřeně, nepokrytě, přímočarý, přímýCzech
- einfach, offen, aufrichtigGerman
- sencillamente, francamente, sencillo, francoSpanish
- suora, suoraviivainen, avoin, avoimesti, suoraviivaisesti, suoraanFinnish
- simple, direct, à brûle-pourpointFrench
- 率直, まっすぐ, 簡単Japanese
- onest, sincer, simpluRomanian
- прямой, честный, простой, откровенныйRussian
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