straight adj

ME; see stretch, v.

  1. Undeviating; strict; exact; righteous; perfect; absolute; total; [fig.] constant; steady; single-minded; completely devoted; absolutely faithful.
  2. Restrictive; confining.
  3. Strong; intensely powerful.
  4. Uniform; not crooked; following in line; set down in the same direction.
  5. Stiff; taut; rigid; [fig.] dead; paralyzed with anguish.
  6. Narrow; strait; not broad; [fig.] demanding; requiring great sacrifice; (see “straight” in Matthew 3:3 and “strait” in Matthew 7:13-14).
  7. Undisturbed; in order; made up properly.
  8. Erect; upright; having good posture; [fig.] alert; aware; vigilant; watchful.

straight [-er] adv

ME; see straight, adj.

  1. Immediately; at once; right away; in the shortest time possible.
  2. Normally; understandably; in a customary manner.
  3. Directly; instantly; effortlessly; [fig.] magically.
  4. Intensely; effectively; efficiently; powerfully and speedily; [fig.] mortally; with deadly impact.
  5. Compressed; constrained; like a corpse in a coffin; with the arms set close to the body and the legs stretched out together.
  6. Uprightly; erectly; vertically; not stooping; with good posture; [fig.] bravely; courageously; valiantly; with valor.