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3 definitions found
 for straightforward
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Straightforward \Straight`for"ward\, a.
     Proceeding in a straight course or manner; not deviating;
     honest; frank. -- adv. In a straightforward manner. --
     Straight`for"ward*ly, adv. -- Straight`for"ward*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  straightforward
      adj 1: free from ambiguity; "a straightforward set of
             instructions"
      2: without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he
         is not being as straightforward as it appears" [syn:
         square(a), straightforward, straight]
      3: without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was
         open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business
         affairs" [syn: aboveboard, straightforward]
      4: pointed directly ahead; "a straightforward gaze"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  178 Moby Thesaurus words for "straightforward":
     Attic, Ciceronian, Mickey Mouse, Spartan, aboveboard, apparent,
     artless, ascetic, austere, bald, bare, barefaced, bluff, blunt,
     broad, brusque, candid, casual, chaste, classic, clean-cut, clear,
     clear as crystal, clear as day, clear-cut, coherent, common,
     commonplace, connected, consistent, crisp, crystal-clear,
     crystalline, cushy, dead, dead ahead, defined, definite, direct,
     directly, distinct, downright, dry, due, due north, dull, easy,
     easy as pie, effortless, elegant, evident, explicit, express,
     facile, finished, forthright, frank, frankhearted, free,
     free-speaking, free-spoken, free-tongued, genuine, glib, graceful,
     gracile, heart-to-heart, homely, homespun, honest, honorable,
     immediate, in a beeline, in line with, inartificial, incomplex,
     ingenuous, irreversible, just, lean, light, limpid, loud and clear,
     lucid, luminous, manifest, matter-of-fact, native, natural, neat,
     nothing to it, one-way, open, openhearted, outspoken, painless,
     palpable, patent, pellucid, perspicuous, plain, plain dealing,
     plain-speaking, plain-spoken, polished, prosaic, prosing, prosy,
     pure, refined, restrained, right, round, rustic, severe, simple,
     simple as ABC, simple-speaking, sincere, smooth, sober, soft,
     spare, stark, straight, straight across, straight ahead,
     straight-out, straightaway, straightforwards, straightly,
     straightway, tasteful, terse, through, translucent, transparent,
     transpicuous, trim, unadorned, unaffected, unambiguous,
     unartificial, unassuming, unbroken, unburdensome, unchecked,
     uncomplicated, unconcealed, unconfused, unconstrained, undeviating,
     undeviatingly, undisguised, undissembled, undissembling,
     unequivocal, unfeigning, unguarded, unidirectional, unimaginative,
     uninterrupted, uninvolved, univocal, unlabored, unmistakable,
     unpoetical, unpretending, unpretentious, unreserved, unrestrained,
     unswerving, unswervingly, unvarnished, unveeringly, upright,
     upstanding, well-defined
  
  

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