DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 straighten out

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 straighten out
      v 1: settle or put right; "we need to iron out our disagreements"
           [syn: iron out, put right]
      2: extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?"
         [syn: disentangle, unsnarl] [ant: entangle, entangle]
      3: change for the better; "The lazy student promised to
         reform"; "the habitual cheater finally saw the light"
         [syn: reform, see the light]
      4: make straight [syn: straighten]
      5: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could
         you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who
         is at fault" [syn: clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize,
          crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, sort out, enlighten,
          illuminate, elucidate]
      6: put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!" [syn:
         tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, square