from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make or become straight or straighter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cause to become straight.
- v. To become straight.
- v. To put in order; to sort; to tidy up.
- v. To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
- v. To bribe or corrupt.
- v. To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form.
- transitive v. To make right or correct; to reduce to order.
- transitive v. A variant of straiten.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make straight, in any sense; specifically, to reduce from a crooked to a straight form.
- To become straight; assume a straight form.
- See straiten.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make straight
- v. make straight or straighter
- v. put (things or places) in order
- v. straighten up or out; make straight
- v. straighten by unrolling
- v. get up from a sitting or slouching position
From straight + -en (Wiktionary)