Examples of straighten in a Sentence
He straightened the bent antenna.
The drooping flowers straightened in the rain.
Recent Examples of straighten from the Web
In the movie version of the book, Pitt plays Gen. Glen McMahon, who is brought in to Afghanistan straighten out the mess.
Grasping his body and using it's mouth to straighten out his fur.
His agents had to fly in to straighten him out, apparently.
The comb, which is designed to be safe for all hair types, is made with tourmaline ceramic that is infused with argan oil to gently straighten hair while eliminating frizz.
To craft the SS Venture, the tramp steamer that transports Kong from Skull Island to New York, the design crew converted a 1956 Dutch coaster, straightening her bow and altering her top decks.
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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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