What is the difference between Straight and Strait?




What is the difference between Straight and Strait? :


Straight : (adjective)

(
1 ) Without a bend or curve

Extending or moving continuously in one direction only

Draw a straight line.


(
2 ) Tidy, correct, arrange in proper order

It took hours to get the house straight.


(
3 ) Properly positioned

Level or upright

Parallel to something else

Put the picture straight.


(
4 ) Honest, truthful

Give a straight answer to the straight question.

I do not think you are being straight with me.

Let us have some straight talking.


(
5 ) Accurate and without additions

Not modified or elaborate

Tell me a straight story.



Straight : (noun)

(
1 ) Conventional person


(
2 ) Heterosexual person

Every human being is a straight.


(
3 ) Straight : (adverb)

Honestly and frankly

In a straightforward manner

I told him straight that I did not like him.


(
4 ) By a direct route

Without delay or hesitation

Come straight home.

He went straight to Chennai without stopping in Hyderabad.


(
5 ) Directly

In a straight line

Sit up straight.

Look straight ahead.

He was too weak to walk straight.



Strait : (NOUN)

(
1 ) Narrows passage or water connecting two seas or two large areas of water

Where is the Straits of Gibraltar?


(
2 ) STRAIT is also used as the plural form of singular meaning.



STRAIT : (PLURAL)

(
1 ) Trouble

Difficulty

He is in a financial strait.











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