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straighten up or out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of straighten

  1. 1 to change one's behavior or character for the better I hope that rehab will help her straighten up for good Synonyms of straighten up or out amend, mend, shape up, reform (up or out)Words Related to straighten up or out behave, regenerate; better, improveNear Antonyms of straighten up or out backslide, regress

  2. 2 to make neat a directive for everyone to straighten up their cubicle in preparation for a visit from some corporate VIPs Synonyms of straighten up or out pick up, redd (up or out) [chiefly dialect], spruce (up), neaten (up or out), tidy (up), trimWords Related to straighten up or out arrange, array, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, systematizeNear Antonyms of straighten up or out disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, upset



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