Synonyms of straight in English:

straight


See definition of straight

adjective

1‘the aircraft continued on a straight course’

SYNONYMS
unswerving, undeviating, linear, direct, as straight as an arrow, uncurving, unbending
ANTONYMS

winding, zigzag

2‘one of us must have knocked that picture—it's not straight’

SYNONYMS
level, even, true, in line, aligned, square, plumb, properly positioned
symmetrical
vertical, upright, perpendicular
horizontal
ANTONYMS

crooked, askew

3‘it'll take a long time to get the place straight’

SYNONYMS
in order, tidy, neat and tidy, neat, shipshape, shipshape and Bristol fashion, in apple-pie order, orderly, spick and span, organized, arranged, sorted out, straightened out, trim, spruce
informal together
ANTONYMS

untidy, messy

4‘a straight answer’

SYNONYMS
honest, direct, frank, candid, truthful, sincere, forthright, straightforward, plain-spoken, plain-speaking, plain, blunt, downright, outspoken, straight from the shoulder, no-nonsense, unequivocal, unambiguous, unqualified, unvarnished
informal upfront
archaic round, free-spoken
ANTONYMS

indirect, evasive

5‘action is never effective without straight thinking’

SYNONYMS
logical, rational, clear, lucid, sound, coherent, unemotional, dispassionate
ANTONYMS

irrational, illogical

6‘three straight wins’

SYNONYMS
successive, in succession, consecutive, in a row, one after the other
running, uninterrupted, solid, unbroken
informal on the trot

7‘straight brandy’

SYNONYMS
undiluted, neat, unmixed, unadulterated, pure, unblended, uncut
North American informal straight up
ANTONYMS

diluted

8‘she won't stand for anything like that—she's too straight’

SYNONYMS
respectable, upright, upstanding, honourable, honest, on the level, decent, right-minded, law-abiding
conventional, conservative, traditional, conformist, old-fashioned, strait-laced, unadventurous
informal stuffy, square, fuddy-duddy

adverb

1‘he looked me straight in the eyes’

SYNONYMS
right, directly, squarely, full, plumb
informal smack, bang, slap bang
North American informal spang, smack dab

2‘she drove straight home’

SYNONYMS
directly, right, by a direct route, without deviating, in a beeline
as the crow flies, by the shortest route

3‘I'll call you straight back’

SYNONYMS
right away, straight away, without delay, immediately, directly, at once, as soon as possible, ASAP
tout de suite
informal toot sweet, before you can say Jack Robinson, before you can say knife
archaic straightway, instanter
ANTONYMS

later, eventually

4‘I told her straight that it was over’

SYNONYMS
frankly, directly, straight out, candidly, honestly, forthrightly, outspokenly, plainly, point-blank, bluntly, flatly, roundly, straight from the shoulder, with no holds barred, without beating about the bush, without mincing words, unequivocally, unambiguously, in plain English, to someone's face
informal pulling no punches
British informal straight up

5‘he's so wound up over you he can't think straight’

SYNONYMS
logically, rationally, clearly, lucidly, coherently, cogently, unemotionally, dispassionately
properly, correctly

Phrases

    go straight


    SYNONYMS

    reform, mend one's ways, turn over a new leaf, make a fresh start

    informal

    get back on the straight and narrow

    ANTONYMS

    reoffend

    straight away

    ‘okay, I'll get on to it straight away’


    SYNONYMS

    at once, right away, now, right now, that minute, this minute, that very minute, this very minute, that instant, this instant, immediately, instantly, in a flash, like a flash, directly, on the spot, forthwith, without further ado, without more ado, promptly, quickly, without delay, then and there, there and then, here and now, ASAP, as soon as possible, as quickly as possible, with all speed

    North American

    in short order

    tout de suite

    informal

    straight off, toot sweet, double quick, in double quick time, p.d.q., pretty damn quick, pronto, before you can say Jack Robinson, from the word go

    North American informal

    lickety-split

    Indian informal

    ekdam

    archaic

    straight, straightway, instanter, forthright

    ANTONYMS

    later, eventually

    straight from the shoulder

    ‘he spoke straight from the shoulder’


    SYNONYMS

    frankly, candidly, honestly, directly, forthrightly, bluntly, plainly, roundly, explicitly, outspokenly, unequivocally, unambiguously, with no holds barred, without beating about the bush, without mincing words, man to man, woman to woman

    informal

    pulling no punches

    ANTONYMS

    evasively