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  Definition of straighten out
  1. change for the better; "The lazy student promised to reform"; "the habitual cheater finally saw the light"
  2. settle or put right; "we need to iron out our disagreements"
  3. put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!"
  4. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
  5. make straight
  6. extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?"
Similar Words: reform, see the light, iron out, put right, tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, square away, clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate, disentangle, unsnarl

 

Hyponyms: make, make up, houseclean, clean house, clean, untwist, unbend, extend, channelize, channelise, untwine, unweave, comb, tease, tease apart, loosen, ravel, unravel, ravel out

 

Grouped Verbs: reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify

 

Derivational Morphology: reform, reclamation, reformation, lucidity, clarity, pellucidity, clearness, limpidity, elucidation, clarification, illumination, straightener, unsnarling, untangling, disentanglement, extrication

 

Anagrams: genus Hatiora, genus Shortia

 

 
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