Examples of straighten in a sentence
He straightened the bent antenna.
The drooping flowers straightened in the rain.
First Known Use of straighten
STRAIGHTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of straighten for English Language Learners
: to make (something) straight or to become straight
: to make (something) organized or tidy : to put (something) in order
STRAIGHTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of straighten for Students
1 : to make or become straight The road straightened out.
2 : to put in order Please straighten up the room.
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