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straighten out

verb

1 straighten out

Settle or put right.

synonyms: iron out, put right.

Roget 774: compromise, commute, compound; take the mean; split the difference, meet one halfway, give and take; come to terms etc. (contract) 769; submit to arbitration, abide by arbitration; patch up, ... show more



2 straighten out

Extricate from entanglement.

synonyms: disentangle, unsnarl.

Dutch: ontwarren, uiteenrafelen

3 straighten out

Change for the better.

synonyms: reform, see the light.

Dutch: het licht zien

4 straighten out

Make straight.

synonym: straighten.

5 straighten out

Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.

synonyms: clear, clear up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, elucidate, enlighten, illuminate, shed light on ... show more.

Dutch: verstaanbaar, begrijpelijk, helder, duidelijk, verklaren, verduidelijken, onderrichten

6 straighten out

Put (things or places) in order.

synonyms: clean up, neaten, square away, straighten, tidy, tidy up.

Dutch: uitmesten


Moby thesaurus: accommodate, acculturate, adjust, admonish, advance, ameliorate, amend, arrange, better, boost, bring forward, bring to book, bring to terms, call to account, chastise, chide, civilize, close, close with, compose ... show more.

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