Straight"en (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Straighted (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Straighting.]

1.

To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form.

2.

To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one's affairs; to straighten an account.

To straighten one's face, to cease laughing or smiling, etc., and compose one's features.

 

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Straight"en, v. t.

A variant of Straiten.

[Obs. or R.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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