To clean or put in order:
To straighten (something bent or crooked)
(Figuratively) To clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve.
To correct by calculation or adjustment:
To request to be supplied with:
To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
To arrange in proper form; to reduce to order; to put in proper state or condition.
To put into a specific order or relation; dispose:
To develop or occur as a series of events or stages:
Spruce means to make neat and tidy.
Police means to enforce the rules, or to enforce law and order.
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
To make level or even
To make smooth or level with or as with a plane
To level to the ground
(Intransitive) To become flat or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
(Obs.) In an even manner
(Nautical) To fasten:
To move in a curved path, as a ball given a spinning motion
To move in a curved path
To stir the emotions:
To embarrass; disconcert; abash
To make or become intricate, difficult, or involved
To move in a spiral or curved course
Find another word for straightening. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for straightening, like: neatening, tidying, unbending, unravelling, rectifying, ordering, levelling, composing, arranging, aligning and unfolding.