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English Dictionary: straight by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
straight
adv
  1. without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"
    Synonym(s): directly, straight, direct
  2. 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"
    Synonym(s): directly, flat, straight
    Antonym(s): indirectly
  3. in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight"
adj
  1. successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
    Synonym(s): straight, consecutive
  2. having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
    Antonym(s): crooked
  3. (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"
    Antonym(s): curly
  4. erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"
    Synonym(s): straight, unbent, unbowed
  5. in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report"
  6. characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"
    Synonym(s): straight, square
    Antonym(s): corrupt, crooked
  7. no longer coiled
    Synonym(s): uncoiled, straight
    Antonym(s): coiled
  8. free from curves or angles; "a straight line"
    Antonym(s): curved, curving
  9. neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now"
  10. not homosexual
  11. accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
    Synonym(s): true, straight
  12. without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
    Synonym(s): square(a), straightforward, straight
  13. without water; "took his whiskey neat"
    Synonym(s): neat, straight, full-strength
  14. following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning"
  15. rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
    Synonym(s): square, straight
n
  1. a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    Synonym(s): heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person, straight
  2. a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
  3. a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    Synonym(s): straightaway, straight
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Straight \Straight\, a.
      A variant of {Strait}, a. [Obs. or R.]
  
               Egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to
               say, narrow.                                          --Sir J.
                                                                              Mandeville.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Straight \Straight\, a. [Compar. {Straighter}; superl.
      {Straightest}.] [OE. strei[?]t, properly p. p. of strecchen
      to stretch, AS. streht, p. p. of streccan to stretch, to
      extend. See {Stretch}.]
      1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to
            another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating or
            crooked; as, a straight line or course; a straight piece
            of timber.
  
                     And the crooked shall be made straight. --Isa. xl.
                                                                              4.
  
                     There are many several sorts of crooked lines, but
                     there is only one which is straight.   --Dryden.
  
      2. (Bot.) Approximately straight; not much curved; as,
            straight ribs are such as pass from the base of a leaf to
            the apex, with a small curve.
  
      3. (Card Playing) Composed of cards which constitute a
            regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and
            ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Straight \Straight\, adv.
      In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith;
      immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark.
      [bd]Floating straight.[b8] --Shak.
  
               I know thy generous temper well; Fling but the
               appearance of dishonor on it, It straight takes fire,
               and mounts into a blaze.                        --Addison.
  
               Everything was going on straight.            --W. Black.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Straight \Straight\, n. (Poker)
      A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a
      sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight
      flush.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Straight \Straight\, v. t.
      To straighten. [R.] --A Smith.
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