Hindi translation of straighten
straightenPowered by COBUILD /ˈstreɪtən ˈस्ट्रेइटन्/
Word forms: straightens, straightening, straightened
Definitions and Translations
1. transitive verb, phrasal verb
If you straighten something, or if you straighten it out, it becomes straight rather than having bends or curls in it, or being in the wrong position.
सीधा करना/सीधा कर देना
⇒ She straightened a picture on the wall. ⇒ I had my hair straightened. ⇒ The road twisted up the mountain then straightened out.
⇒ straighten hair/teeth ⇒ straighten legs/knees/arms ⇒ a road straightens
OPPOSITEScurve, bend, twist
2. intransitive verb, phrasal verb
If you are bending and you then straighten or straighten up, you make your body straight and upright.
सीधा खड़ा होना/सीधा खड़ा हो जाना
⇒ I straightened until my head hit rock. ⇒ He straightened up and looked around.
If you straighten out a confused situation, you succeed in dealing with it or getting it properly organized.
⇒ We need to straighten out a couple of things.
2. → see straighten 1
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Example Sentences Including 'straighten'
I thought you might want to gather your strength, straighten your tie, brush your hair -- things like that.Cover Story
Rourke rose in the irons, yanking savagely on the reins to straighten her.Doubting Thomas
Pulling a face at Lavinia, who gazes unblinkingly back, I straighten up to face Theresa, Anna's older sister.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
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Translation of straighten from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary