Complete Definition of "strict"

English

Etymology

Pronunciation
IPA|/strɪkt/
audio|en-us-strict.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ɪkt

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Strained; drawn close; tight; as, a strict embrace; a strict ligature.
  2. Tense; not relaxed; as, a strict fiber.
  3. Exact; accurate; precise; rigorously nice; as, to keep strict watch; to pay strict attention.
  4. Governed or governing by exact rules; observing exact rules; severe; rigorous; as, very strict in observing the Sabbath.
  5. Rigidly; interpreted; exactly limited; confined; restricted; as, to understand words in a strict sense.
  6. Upright, or straight and narrow; â said of the shape of the plants or their flower clusters.
  7. Severe in discipline

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|صار٠unicode|(Êárem)
Chinese: å´æ ¼, 严格 (yángé)
Dutch: streng
Finnish: tarkka, ankara#Finnish|ankara
French: #French|strict
German: streng
Hungarian: szigorú
mid
Italian: severo
Japanese: å³ãã (kibishii)
Korean: ì격í (eomkyeokhan)
Portuguese: severo
Russian: ÑÑÑогий (strógij)
Spanish: estricto
Swedish: sträng


French

Etymology

Pronunciation

Adjective
strict

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