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Synonyms of 'straighten'

(verb) 
Definition
to make (something) neat or tidy
She looked in the mirror and straightened her hair.
Synonyms
neaten
Trim and neaten the edges of the fabric.
,
arrange
He started to arrange the books in piles.
,
tidy (up)
,
order
Entries in the book are ordered alphabetically.
,
spruce up
,
smarten up
,
put in order
,
set or put to rights

Phrasal verbs

See straighten something out

Additional synonyms

in the sense of arrange
Definition
to put into a proper or systematic order
He started to arrange the books in piles.
Synonyms
put in order,
line up,
set out,
sort out (informal),
categorize,
jack up (New Zealand, informal)
in the sense of order
Definition
to arrange (things) methodically or in their proper places
Entries in the book are ordered alphabetically.
Synonyms
line up,
set out,
sort out,
lay out,
put in order,
set in order,
put to rights

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