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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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Rhymes with Straight And Narrow

  • nancarrow
  • crivaro
  • zaro
  • sharrow
  • parrow
  • larrow
  • laroe
  • harrow
  • carrow
  • carow
  • barrow

2. straight

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

Synonyms

  • uninterrupted
  • consecutive

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • angularity
  • roundness

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. straight

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

Synonyms

  • flat

Antonyms

  • corruptibility
  • untruthfulness

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. straight

adjective. ['ˈstreɪt'] erect in posture.

Synonyms

  • upright
  • vertical
  • unbowed
  • unbent

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • nonaligned
  • parallel

Etymology

  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. narrow

adjective. ['ˈnɛroʊ, ˈnæroʊ'] not wide.

Synonyms

  • constrictive
  • straplike
  • constricting
  • narrowing
  • thin
  • narrow-mouthed
  • breadth
  • tapering
  • narrow-minded
  • width
  • slender
  • strait
  • limited
  • narrowed

Antonyms

  • broad-minded
  • wide
  • thick
  • thinness

Etymology

  • narow (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. narrow

adjective. ['ˈnɛroʊ, ˈnæroʊ'] limited in size or scope.

Antonyms

  • mesomorphic

Etymology

  • narow (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. narrow

verb. ['ˈnɛroʊ, ˈnæroʊ'] make or become more narrow or restricted.

Synonyms

  • contract
  • change
  • taper off

Antonyms

  • widen
  • stupidity
  • increasing
  • nonsectarian

Etymology

  • narow (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. narrow

adjective. ['ˈnɛroʊ, ˈnæroʊ'] lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view.

Synonyms

  • petty
  • self-opinionated
  • illiberal
  • small-minded
  • narrow-minded
  • dogmatical
  • close-minded
  • closed-minded
  • intolerant
  • dogmatic
  • opinionative

Antonyms

  • unrestrictive
  • widening
  • increment
  • increase

Etymology

  • narow (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with straight-and-narrow


1. Noun Phrase
Checking the Internet history of the other computers on your network can keep your family members or business associates on the straight and narrow, enabling you to see who has been visiting potentially untrustworthy or dangerous sites.

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