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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Straighten \Straight"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Straighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Straighting.] 1. To make straight; to reduce from a crooked to a straight form. [1913 Webster] 2. To make right or correct; to reduce to order; as, to straighten one's affairs; to straighten an account. [1913 Webster] To straighten one's face, to cease laughing or smiling, etc., and compose one's features. [1913 Webster]