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Verbs (35)
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see the light, straighten out, reform
v. change for the better; "The lazy student promised to reform"; "the habitual cheater finally saw the light"
put right, straighten out, iron out
v. settle or put right; "we need to iron out our disagreements"
sort out, make pellucid, shed light on, make clear, straighten out, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, clarify, illuminate, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
straighten out, straighten
v. make straight
straighten out, unsnarl, disentangle
v. extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?"
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Fuzzynyms (94)
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make clear, clarify
v. make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
transpose
v. change key; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
transform, translate
v. change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"
simplify
v. make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent; "We had to simplify the instructions"; "this move will simplify our lives"
line up, adjust, aline, align
v. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
sort out, make pellucid, shed light on, make clear, straighten out, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, clarify, illuminate, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
puzzle out, figure out, work out, work, lick, solve
v. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
buy
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
postulate, contend
v. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
take, claim
v. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
profess
v. receive into a religious order or congregation
manifest
v. reveal its presence or make an appearance; "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
inform
v. act as an informer; "She had informed on her own parents for years"
explicate, explain
v. make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
relate
v. give an account of; "The witness related the events"
recount
v. count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
narrate
v. provide commentary for a film, for example
comment
v. explain or interpret something
reword, rephrase, paraphrase
v. express the same message in different words
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
draw, depict, describe
v. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
edify, enlighten
v. make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"
say
v. utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
instance, illustrate, exemplify
v. clarify by giving an example of
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
illuminate
v. add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
initialise, initialize, format
v. divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!"
unbend, straighten
v. straighten up or out; make straight
relate
v. have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
subtend, delimit
v. be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
define
v. determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
Synonyms (2)
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straighten
v. make straight or straighter; "Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
straighten
v. make straight or straighter; "Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
Antonyms (30)
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warp, buckle, heave
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
obnubilate, obscure, blur, confuse
v. make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
obfuscate
v. make obscure or unclear
distort, twine, twist
v. form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
turn, twist, deform, bend, flex
v. cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
matte, matte up, matt-up, mat up, mat, felt, felt up
v. change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
matte, matte up, matt-up, mat up, mat, felt, felt up
v. change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
straighten out
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    0
  • Verbs
    35
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    0
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    94
  • Synonyms
    2
  • Antonyms
    30

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