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Synonyms of straighten in English:


  • 1 Rory straightened his tie
    make straight, adjust, arrange, rearrange, (make) tidy, spruce up
  • 2 we must straighten things out with Violet
    put/set right, sort out, clear up, settle, resolve, put in order, regularize, rectify, remedy
    informalpatch up
  • 3 he straightened up
    stand up (straight), stand upright
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