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straight

adverb

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1 in a direct line or course
  • when we got to the airport, we went straight to the baggage claim area

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straight

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of straight (Entry 2 of 2)

1 free from irregularities or digressions in course
  • in the wide, open spaces of the West some rural roads are incredibly straight

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6 not having one's mind affected by alcohol
  • I'll drive the car, since I seem to be the only one of us who is straight at the moment

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7 following one after another without others coming in between
  • I was awake for two straight days

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The first known use of straight was in the 14th century

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“Straight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straightness. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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