Straighted
Straighten Straight"en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Straighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straighting}.] 1. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form. [1913 Webster]

2. To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one's affairs; to straighten an account. [1913 Webster]

{To straighten one's face}, to cease laughing or smiling, etc., and compose one's features. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Straighten — Straight en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Straighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straighting}.] 1. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form. [1913 Webster] 2. To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one s affairs; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Straighting — Straighten Straight en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Straighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straighting}.] 1. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form. [1913 Webster] 2. To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To straighten one's face — Straighten Straight en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Straighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straighting}.] 1. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form. [1913 Webster] 2. To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Long Preston — infobox UK place country = England official name= Long Preston latitude= 54.0184longitude= 2.2529population = 680 shire district= Craven region= Yorkshire and the Humber shire county = North Yorkshire constituency westminster= Skipton Ripon post… …   Wikipedia

  • Iowa Highway 165 — Infobox road state=IA type=IA route=165 alternate name=Abbott Drive length mi=0.5 length round=0 length ref= established=1957 direction a=West starting terminus=Abbott Drive (Downtown Omaha) junction= direction b=East ending terminus=Abbott Drive …   Wikipedia

  • Lyme disease microbiology — Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is caused by Gram negative spirochetal bacteria from the genus Borrelia , which has at least 37 known species, 12 of which are Lyme related, and an unknown number of genomic strains. Borrelia species known to cause… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”