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1. straight

adverb. ['ˈstreɪt'] without deviation.

Synonyms

  • directly

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Straight

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  • disinflate
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Example sentences of the word straight


1. Verb, past participle
Each pole will fit in the last empty prong which is sticking straight up from the connector.

2. Verb, past tense
Keep the drill straight up and down as you drill the hole.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Keep a light grip on the handles, with your shoulders relaxed and your back straight.

4. Adjective
Push the dumbbell back until your arm is straight and pull forward to the starting position. 

5. Adverb
A dust ruffle, if you use one, should be straight rather than full of ruffles.

Quotes containing the word straight


1. Hope is the most exciting thing in life, and if you honestly believe that love is out there, it will come. And even if it doesn't come straight away, there is still that chance all through your life that it will.
- Josh Hartnett

2. Success isn't everything but it makes a man stand straight.
- Lillian Hellman

3. Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew, Whose short refresh upon tender green, Cheers for a time, but till the sun doth show And straight is gone, as it had never been.
- Samuel Daniel

2. straight-out

adjective. without reservation or exception.

Synonyms

  • outright
  • unlimited

Antonyms

  • conditional
  • modified
  • competent

3. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] successive (without a break).

Synonyms

  • uninterrupted
  • consecutive

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • angularity
  • roundness

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. straight

adverb. ['ˈstreɪt'] in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly.

Synonyms

  • flat

Antonyms

  • corruptibility
  • untruthfulness

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] having no deviations.

Synonyms

  • untwisted
  • vertical
  • direct
  • shape
  • aligned
  • configuration
  • perpendicular
  • unbent
  • form
  • conformation

Antonyms

  • horizontal
  • inclined
  • crooked
  • oblique

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] (of hair) having no waves or curls.

Synonyms

  • waviness
  • curliness
  • uncurled

Antonyms

  • straightness
  • secondary
  • dispose
  • indispose

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] erect in posture.

Synonyms

  • upright
  • vertical
  • unbowed
  • unbent

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • nonaligned
  • parallel

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] in keeping with the facts.

Antonyms

  • sharpness

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] following a correct or logical method.

Synonyms

  • right

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • nonhierarchical

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] characterized by honesty and fairness.

Synonyms

  • straightarrow
  • transparent
  • honest
  • guileless
  • honorable
  • lawful
  • honestness
  • square
  • aboveboard
  • straightforward

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • unlawful
  • dishonesty
  • inability

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))
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