Synonyms of straighten in English:

straighten


See definition of straighten

verb

1‘Rory straightened his tie’

SYNONYMS

make straight, align

adjust, arrange, rearrange, tidy, make tidy, neaten, spruce up

uncoil, unkink, uncurl

2‘he didn't know how to straighten things out with Viola’

SYNONYMS

put right, set right, sort out, iron out, clear up, settle, resolve, find a solution to, put in order, tidy up, regulate, regularize, rectify, repair, remedy

disentangle, unravel, unsnarl, untangle

informal patch up

ANTONYMS

confuse, complicate

3‘he straightened up, using the bedside table for support’

SYNONYMS

stand up, stand up straight, stand upright, straighten one's back

ANTONYMS

bend over