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Definition of Straighten

Straighten

  1. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form.
  2. To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one's affairs; to straighten an account.
  3. A variant of Straiten.

Straighten Quotations

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

For years I used to try to straighten my hair, but I've reached a stage where I think, 'I've got red curly hair, and it's actually really great.'
Bonnie Langford

When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul.
Langston Hughes

If I were doing something that the Bible condemns, I have two choices. I can straighten up my act, or I can somehow distort and twist and change the meaning of the Bible.
Jerry Falwell

I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it.
Warren G. Harding
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Straighten Translations

straighten in German is gerade machen, gerade werden
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