straighten out

Definitions of straighten out
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v make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear

v put (things or places) in order

Synonyms:
clean up, neaten, square away, straighten, tidy, tidy up
Types:
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make, make up
put in order or neaten
clean, clean house, houseclean
clean and tidy up the house
G.I., GI
clean in preparation for inspection
spring-clean
thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year
Type of:
order
bring order to or into

v settle or put right

Synonyms:
iron out, put right
Type of:
ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate
to make better

v make straight

Synonyms:
straighten
Types:
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untwist
cause to become untwisted
unbend
free from flexure
extend
open or straighten out; unbend
channelise, channelize
cause to form a channel
untwine
undo what has been twined together
unweave
undo strands that have been woven together
comb
straighten with a comb
roach
comb (hair) into a roach
currycomb
clean (a horse) with a currycomb
hackle, hatchel, heckle
comb with a heckle
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v extricate from entanglement

Synonyms:
disentangle, unsnarl
Antonyms:
entangle, mat, snarl, tangle
twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
Types:
loosen, tease, tease apart
disentangle and raise the fibers of
ravel, ravel out, unravel
disentangle
Type of:
order
bring order to or into

v change for the better

Synonyms:
reform, see the light
reclaim, rectify, reform, regenerate
bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
Type of:
ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate
get better

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