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Straight

Pronunciation of Straight
/stɹˈe͡ɪt/, /stɹˈe‍ɪt/, /s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t/

Antonyms for straight:

dilute, deflective, corrupt, uneven, crapulous, curvilineal, indirectly, crisp, curved, curly, deceitful, curvey, sneaky, crooked, inaccurate, unerect, dishonest, sinusoidal, broken, twisted, diluted, unconventional, indirect.

Synonyms for straight:

aligned; not curved (adjective)

unbroken, upright, successive, perpendicular, level, straightforward, solid, nonstop, direct, right, rectilinear, square, smooth, unswerving, linear, unbent, uninterrupted, uncurled, horizontal, even, continuous, consecutive, short, precipitous, erect, true, plumb, invariable, vertical, undeviating.

all (adjective)

consecutive, true.

artless (adjective)

ingenuous.

conventional, square (adjective)

orthodox, traditional.

direct (adjective)

outspoken, linear.

honest, fair (adjective)

accurate, plain, decent, forthright, summary, candid, just, reliable, aboveboard, honorable, moral, good, frank.

just (adjective)

unbiased.

orderly (adjective)

tidy, neat, correct.

orthodox (adjective)

received.

plainspoken (adjective)

plainspoken, man-to-man.

pure (adjective)

unalloyed, undiluted.

short (adjective)

short.

square (adjective)

square.

straight (adjective)

unswerving, perpendicular, undeviating, direct, unbent, plumb.

unbowed (adjective)

unbowed, unbent.

unmixed (adjective)

undiluted, strong, concentrated, pure, unadulterated.

vertical (adjective)

plumb.

virtuous (adjective)

virtuous.

Sense 3

snake, lean, ingenuous, orthodox, roughness, sinuous, downright, afloat, curve, meander, traditional, tilt, vertical, crook, precisely, tortuous, exactly, circular, arch, inequality, cant, circuit.

Sense 4

undulate, dry, partiality, rehabilitate, weave, irregularity, irregular, moderate, yaw, manipulate, lurch, exploit.

Sense 5

inclination, warp, unreserved, due.

Sense 6

smack, parallel, smooth, alternate, roll, partial.

Sense 7

pitch, ring.

Sense 8

plain, flush, bang, eye, grade.

Sense 9

forward, wave.

Sense 10

course, received.

Sense 11

play.

Sense 13

stretch.

Sense 15

open, turn.

Sense 17

start, track.

Sense 29

line.

candid

frank.

lineal

linear.

loyal

faithful.

one after another

rolling.

shaver

razor.

undiluted

undiluted, strong, concentrated.

Other synonyms and related words:

straight-out, pure, candid, true, directly, frank, flush, straightforward, straightaway, right, forthright, straightway, squarely, honest, immediate, erect, absolute, reliable, neat, open, good, upright, just, square, dependable, plain, downright.

immediately, directly (adverb)

right away, forthwith, straightforwardly, straightaway, at once, instantly, due, now, exactly.

really (adverb)

literally.

Sense 3 (noun)

legal.

Sense 4 (noun)

smooth, planar, straight away, suddenly, fast, plane, flush, promptly, on-the-spot.

Sense 5 (noun)

unreserved, candid, plainspoken, straight-out, straight-from-the-shoulder, frank, forthright, open, straight-shooting, man-to-man, ingenuous, downright.

Sense 6 (noun)

traditional, solvent, orthodox, button-down, Establishmentarian, afloat, solvency, conformist.

Sense 9 (noun)

settled, selectively, select, chosen, handpicked, alternate, selective, probabilistic.

Sense 17 (noun)

course, inside track, starting line, start, line, inside lane, circuit.

Sense 18 (noun)

ridged, longitudinal, serpentine, diagonal, parallel, oblique.

Sense 19 (noun)

teetotal, temperance, teetotaler, sober.

honest (noun)

moral, good, decent.

straight (noun)

uncurled, honorable, accurate, neat, conventional, guileless, aligned, unpermed, unbent, straightarrow, honest, tidy, uncoiled, straightforward, vertical, trabeate, uncurved, undiluted, dependable, full-strength, uninterrupted, direct, unwound, uncurving, flat, straightaway, square, upright, untwisted, transparent, unbowed, reliable, directly, consecutive, aboveboard, erect, heterosexual, correct, even, straight person, continuous, trabeated, right, heterosexual person, true.

unmixed (noun)

pure, plain, concentrated.

Usage examples for straight:

  • Grim went straight in. - "Jimgrim and Allah's Peace", Talbot Mundy.
  • Now I will go straight on. - "My New Home", Mary Louisa Molesworth.
  • They went straight to the New House. - "What's Mine's Mine", George MacDonald.

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