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
Despite global unrest, the 2014 election may not be a “foreign policy election” in the strictest sense.
And it never seemed wrong, since I was copying myself and not even my strictest teachers had ever told me that was wrong.There’s Nothing Wrong—and a Lot That’s Right—About Copying Other Artists|Malcolm Jones|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Japan has some of the strictest gun-control laws in the world.
In our country, the states with the strictest gun laws have the lowest rates of gun crime.
Iran was hit with some of the strictest sanctions ever imposed on a nation.
They are raised on the strictest scientific principles and yield me the greater part of my income.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
I conceive that the strictest union of affection is requisite to conjugal felicity.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Octavius, surnamed Augustus, really caused himself to be adored in the strictest sense of the word.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Ile endureThe strictest course of life that iealousie Can thinke secure enough, ere my behauiourShall call my fame in question.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
She said that they had enough funds to take them home in four weeks by the strictest kind of management.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
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