Synonyms of 'straighten'
to make (something) neat or tidyShe looked in the mirror and straightened her hair.
See straighten something out
See straighten up
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in the sense of arrange
to put into a proper or systematic orderHe started to arrange the books in piles.
in the sense of order
to arrange (things) methodically or in their proper placesEntries in the book are ordered alphabetically.
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