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  Words related to straight

Related / Similar Words: straightaway, straight person, consecutive, square, neat, full-strength, true, unbent, unbowed, upright, uncoiled, directly, direct, flat

 

Definition:
  • a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse;
  • a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit);
  • a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex;
  • right; in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report";
  • successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days";
  • rigidly conventional or old-fashioned;
  • following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning";
  • reliable in matters of fact; "he was always straight with me";
  • without water; "took his whiskey neat";
  • accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn''t quite true";
  • (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky";
  • not homosexual;
  • characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal"; "wanted to do the square thing";
  • erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back";
  • having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders";
  • without curves;
  • no longer coiled;
  • honest and morally upright; "I just want a straight answer to the question"; "straight dealing";
  • neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now";
  • without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office";
  • in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn''t answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay";
  • in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight";

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    See Also: direct, vertical, perpendicular, honest, honorable, lawful

     

    Hyponyms: stretch

     

    Pertainyms: direct

     

    Attributes: curliness, shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation, honesty, honestness

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: recht   Finnish: suora  
    French: droit   German: gerade  
    Greek: ίσιος   Hungarian: egyenes  
    Icelandic: beinn   Irish: díreach  
    Japanese: sc=Jpan   Polish: prosty  
    Portuguese: reto   Russian: прямой  
    Spanish: recto   Swedish: rak  
     
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