HyperDic: strict

English > 5 senses of the word strict:
ADJECTIVEallstrict, rigorousrigidly accurate
allstrict, hard-and-fast(of rules) stringently enforced
allstrict, nonindulgentcharacterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
allstrict, rigidincapable of compromise or flexibility
allstrict, stern, exactingsevere and unremitting in making demands
strict > pronunciation
Soundsstrih'kt
Rhymesaddict ... verdict: 24 rhymes with ihkt...
English > strict: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard.
Example "a strict vegetarian"
Synonymrigorous
Broaderexactmarked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact
Spanishestricto, rigoroso, riguroso
Catalanestricte, rigurós
Nounsstrictnessconscientious attention to rules and details
Adverbsstrictlyin a rigorous manner
strictlyin a stringent manner
English > strict: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of rules) stringently enforced.
Synonymhard-and-fast
Broaderinvariablenot liable to or capable of change
Spanishestricto, inflexible, rígido
Nounsstrictnessconscientious attention to rules and details
English > strict: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCharacterized by strictness, severity, or restraint.
Synonymnonindulgent
Narroweraustere, sternOf a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
blue, puritanic, puritanicalmorally rigorous and strict
corrective, disciplinary, disciplinaldesigned to promote discipline
monkishbefitting a monk
renunciant, renunciative, self-abnegating, self-denyingUsed especially of behavior
self-disciplined, self-restrainingUsed of nonindulgent persons
severe, spartanunsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
See alsoabstemioussparing in consumption of especially food and drink
OppositeindulgentCharacterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
Nounsstrictnessuncompromising resolution
English > strict: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningIncapable of compromise or flexibility.
Synonymrigid
BroaderintolerantUnwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
Spanishestricto, rígido
Nounsstrictnessuncompromising resolution
English > strict: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningsevere and unremitting in making demands.
Example "strict standards"
Synonymsstern, exacting
Broaderdemandingrequiring more than usually expected or thought due
Spanishestricto, exigente
Nounsstrictnessuncompromising resolution

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