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Definition 1: pointed directly ahead - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where straightforward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a straightforward gaze

(straightforward is similar to ...) direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short

"a direct route" "a direct flight" "a direct hit"

Definition 2: without evasion or compromise - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where straightforward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a square contradiction
  • he is not being as straightforward as it appears

Synonyms for straightforward in the sense of this definition

(straightforward is similar to ...) straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

"a direct question" "a direct response" "a direct approach"

Definition 3: without concealment or deception; honest - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where straightforward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their business was open and aboveboard
  • straightforward in all his business affairs

Synonyms for straightforward in the sense of this definition

(straightforward is similar to ...) characterized by honesty and fairness

"straight dealing" "a square deal"

Definition 4: free from ambiguity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where straightforward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a straightforward set of instructions

(straightforward is similar to ...) admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion

"unequivocal evidence" "took an unequivocal position" "an unequivocal success" "an unequivocal promise" "an unequivocal (or univocal) statement"

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