adjective, strict·er, strict·est.
SYNONYMS FOR strict
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Origin of strict
synonym study for strict
OTHER WORDS FROM strict
Example sentences from the Web for strict
It follows that parents who send their kids to such schools will face stricter measures to combat the problem.
Note this is a much stricter policy than many actual journalistic outlets have for giving to actual political campaigns.It's Dangerous to Go Alone: Why Are Gamers So Angry?|Arthur Chu|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, in a disconnect, only half support "stricter gun control laws."Mom Gun-Control Group Fights the NRA With Its Own Weapon|Brandy Zadrozny|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 1990s, support for stricter gun laws hovered between 60 and 78 percent.
Calls came for stricter gun laws, including prohibiting neighborhood-watch volunteers from carrying firearms.The Only Non-White Juror in the George Zimmerman Trial|Lisa Bloom|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Already that influence was at work, and Elizabeth had many detractors among those of the stricter persuasion.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert
But, in any stricter sense of the word, friends we were not.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
Again, the various claims or dues of the king took more decidedly the feudal type and received stricter legal definition.
It seems probable that only the stricter portion returned and established themselves in the land of their fathers.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
But Yahwism, like Islam, had its sects and tendencies, and the opponents to the stricter ritualism always had followers.
British Dictionary definitions for strict
- applying more narrowly than some other relation often given the same name, as strict inclusion, which holds only between pairs of sets that are distinct, while simple inclusion permits the case in which they are identicalSee also proper (def. 9), ordering
- distinguished from a relation of the same name that is not the subject of formal study