Straighten

Definition of Straighten

Straight´en
v. t.1.To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form.
[imp. & p. p. Straighted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Straighting.]
2.To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one's affairs; to straighten an account.
To straighten one's face
to cease laughing or smiling, etc., and compose one's features.
1.A variant of Straiten.

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adjust, arrange, clean up, clear up, correct, disentangle, neaten, organize, put in order, rearrange, rectify, reform, rehabilitate, reorganize, resolve, settle, sort out, spruce up, straighten out, tidy up, uncurl, unkink, unravel, unsnarl, untangle
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