Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun straight

3 senses of straight

Sense 1
heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person, straight -- (a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
straight -- (a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit))
       => poker hand -- (the 5 cards held in a game of poker)

Sense 3
straightaway, straight -- (a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse)
       => section, segment -- (one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road")

Antonyms of adj straight

15 senses of straight

Sense 1
straight, consecutive -- (successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days")

INDIRECT (VIA continuous) -> discontinuous, noncontinuous -- (not continuing without interruption in time or space; "discontinuous applause"; "the landscape was a discontinuous mosaic of fields and forest areas"; "he received a somewhat haphazard and discontinuous schooling")

Sense 2
straight (vs. crooked) -- (having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders")

crooked (vs. straight) -- (having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth")
        => akimbo (postnominal) -- ((used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body; "a tailor sitting with legs akimbo"; "stood with arms akimbo")
        => anfractuous -- (full of twists and turns; "anfractuous cliffs")
        => aquiline, hooked -- (curved down like an eagle's beak)
        => askew, awry (predicate), cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff -- (turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff")
        => contorted, writhed, writhen -- (twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen features"- Walter scott)
        => deflective, refractive -- (capable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave))
        => geniculate -- (bent at a sharp angle)
        => gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed -- (used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick")
        => malposed -- (characterized by malposition; "crooked malposed teeth")
        => reflexed -- ((of leaves) bent downward and outward more than 90 degrees)
        => squiggly -- (wavy and twisting)
        => tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous -- (marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track")
        => warped -- (used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture; "the floors were warped and cracked")
        => windblown -- (used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds)
        => wry -- (bent to one side; "a wry neck")
        => zigzag, zig-zag -- (having short sharp turns or angles)

Sense 3
straight (vs. curly) -- ((of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky")

curly (vs. straight) -- ((of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair")
        => curled, curling -- (of hair having curls)
        => crisp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy -- ((of hair) in small tight curls)
        => permed -- (styled with permanent waves)
        => ringleted -- ((of hair) shaped into ringlets)
        => wavy -- ((of hair) having waves; "she had long wavy hair")

Sense 4
straight, unbent, unbowed -- (erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back")

INDIRECT (VIA erect) -> unerect -- (not upright in position or posture)

Sense 5
straight -- (in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report")

INDIRECT (VIA accurate) -> inaccurate -- (not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate")

Sense 6
straight (vs. crooked), square -- (characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal")

crooked (vs. straight), corrupt -- (not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive)
        => sneaky, underhand, underhanded -- (marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods")

Sense 7
uncoiled (vs. coiled), straight -- (no longer coiled)


Sense 8
straight (vs. curved) -- (free from curves or angles; "a straight line")

curved (vs. straight), curving -- (having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard")
        => arced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuate, bowed -- (forming or resembling an arch; "an arched ceiling")
        => curvilineal, curvilinear -- (characterized by or following a curved line; "curvilinear tracery"; "curvilinear motion")
        => eellike -- (resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous)
        => falcate, falciform, sickle-shaped -- (curved like a sickle; "a falcate leaf"; "falcate claws"; "the falcate moon")
        => curvy, curvey -- (having curves; "a settee with only one curvy end")
        => flexuous -- (having turns or windings; "the flexuous bed of the stream")
        => hooklike, hooked -- (having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold); "hooklike thorns";)
        => incurvate, incurved -- (bent into or having an inward curve)
        => recurved, recurvate -- (curved backward or inward)
        => semicircular -- (curved into a half circle)
        => serpentine, snaky, snakelike -- (resembling a serpent in form; "a serpentine wall"; "snaky ridges in the sand")
        => sinuate, sinuous, wiggly -- (curved or curving in and out; "wiggly lines")
        => sinusoidal -- (having a succession of waves or curves)
        => upcurved -- (curving upward)

Sense 9
straight -- (neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now")

INDIRECT (VIA tidy) -> untidy -- (not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money")

Sense 10
straight -- (not homosexual)

INDIRECT (VIA bisexual, heterosexual) -> homosexual -- (sexually attracted to members of your own sex)
INDIRECT (VIA heterosexual, homosexual) -> bisexual -- (sexually attracted to both sexes)

Sense 11
true, straight -- (accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true")

INDIRECT (VIA even) -> uneven -- (not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain")

Sense 12
square (prenominal), straightforward, straight -- (without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears")

INDIRECT (VIA direct) -> indirect -- (extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow")

Sense 13
neat, straight, full-strength -- (without water; "took his whiskey neat")

INDIRECT (VIA undiluted) -> diluted, dilute -- (reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid")

Sense 14
straight -- (following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning")

INDIRECT (VIA correct, right) -> incorrect, wrong -- (not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions")
INDIRECT (VIA correct, right) -> incorrect, wrong -- (not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions")

Sense 15
square, straight -- (rigidly conventional or old-fashioned)

INDIRECT (VIA conventional, conventional) -> unconventional -- (not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles")

Similarity of adj straight

15 senses of straight

Sense 1
straight, consecutive -- (successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days")
       => continuous (vs. discontinuous), uninterrupted -- (continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks")

Sense 2
straight (vs. crooked) -- (having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders")
       => aligned -- (in a straight line; "pearly teeth evenly aligned")
       => unbent -- (not bent; "looking for an unbent nail"; "trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber")
       => untwisted -- (not twisted; formerly twisted but now straight)
          Also See-> direct#1; vertical#1, perpendicular#2

Sense 3
straight (vs. curly) -- ((of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky")
       => uncurled -- (not having been curled)
       => unpermed -- (not having had a permanent wave; "smooth glossy unpermed hair")

Sense 4
straight, unbent, unbowed -- (erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back")
       => erect (vs. unerect), vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Sense 5
straight -- (in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report")
       => accurate (vs. inaccurate) -- (conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale")

Sense 6
straight (vs. crooked), square -- (characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal")
       => aboveboard, straightforward -- (without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs")
       => guileless, transparent -- (free of deceit)
       => straightarrow (prenominal) -- (conventionally moral and upright)
          Also See-> honest#1, honorable#1; lawful#1

Sense 7
uncoiled (vs. coiled), straight -- (no longer coiled)
       => uncurled -- (not curled; "lay uncurled on the bed")

Sense 8
straight (vs. curved) -- (free from curves or angles; "a straight line")
       => trabeated, trabeate -- (not arcuate; having straight horizontal beams or lintels (rather than arches))
       => uncurved, uncurving -- (having no curves)

Sense 9
straight -- (neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now")
       => tidy (vs. untidy) -- (marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind")

Sense 10
straight -- (not homosexual)
       => heterosexual (vs. homosexual) (vs. bisexual) -- (sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex)

Sense 11
true, straight -- (accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true")
       => even (vs. uneven) -- (being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with); "an even application of varnish"; "an even floor"; "the road was not very even"; "the picture is even with the window")

Sense 12
square (prenominal), straightforward, straight -- (without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears")
       => direct (vs. indirect) -- (straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach")

Sense 13
neat, straight, full-strength -- (without water; "took his whiskey neat")
       => undiluted (vs. diluted) -- (not diluted; "undiluted milk"; "an undiluted racial strain")

Sense 14
straight -- (following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning")
       => correct (vs. incorrect), right (vs. wrong) -- (free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision")

Sense 15
square, straight -- (rigidly conventional or old-fashioned)
       => conventional (vs. unconventional) -- (unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes")

Synonyms of adv straight

3 senses of straight

Sense 1
directly, straight, direct -- (without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office")

Sense 2
directly, flat, straight -- (in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay")

Sense 3
straight -- (in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight")

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