- straight used 28 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H3474 Used 6 times
- H3477 Used 3 times
- H4334 Used 2 times
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- H8626 Used 2 times
- G2116 Used 1 time
- G2117 Used 5 times
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- G461 Used 1 time
Name of a street in Damascus
STRAIGHT, adjective [Latin , formed from the root of reach, stretch, right. It is customary to write straight for direct or right, and strait, for narrow, but this is a practice wholly arbitrary, both being the same word. Strait we use in the sense in which it is used in the south of Europe. Both sense proceed from stretching, straining.]
1. Right, in a mathematical sense; direct; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; not deviating or crooked; as a straight line; a straight course; a straight piece of timber.
2. Narrow; close; tight; as a straight garment. [See strait, as it is generally written.]
3. Upright; according with justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness.
STRAIGHT, adverb Immediately; directly; in the shortest time.
I know thy generous temper well; fling but the appearance of dishonor on it, it straight takes fire, and mounts into a blaze.
STRAIGHTEN, verb transitive
1. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form.
2. To make narrow, tense or close; to tighten.
3. To reduce to difficulties or distress.
STRAIGHTENED, participle passive Made straight; made narrow.
STRAIGHTENER, noun He or that which straightens.
STRAIGHTENING, participle present tense Making straight or narrow.
1. In a right line; not crookedly.
2. Tightly; closely.
1. The quality or state of being straight; rectitude.
2. Narrowness; tension; tightness.
STRAIGHTWAY, adverb [straight and way.] Immediately; without loss of time; without delay.
He took the damsel by the hand, and said to her, Talitha cumi--and straightway the damsel arose. Mark 5:41-42. [Straightways is obsolete.]