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See definition of straight line on Dictionary.com
  • as inas the crow flies
  • as inbeeline

synonyms for straight line

  • beeline
  • direct route
  • in the direction of
  • most direct route
  • shortest route
  • straight
  • straight as an arrow
  • shortcut
  • straightaway
  • shortest route
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How to use straight line in a sentence

She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
In the center of the river line stood the imposing red sandstone palace of Bahadur Shah, last of the Moguls.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAIGHT LINE

  • beeline
  • direct route
  • in the direction of
  • most direct route
  • shortest route
  • straight
  • straight as an arrow
  • straight line
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.