Meaning of STRICT in English

adj tense; not relaxed; as, a strict fiber.

2. strict ·adj strained; drawn close; tight; as, a strict embrace; a strict ligature.

3. strict ·adj upright, or straight and narrow;

— said of the shape of the plants or their flower clusters.

4. strict ·adj exact; accurate; precise; rigorously nice; as, to keep strict watch; to pay strict attention.

5. strict ·adj rigidly; interpreted; exactly limited; confined; restricted; as, to understand words in a strict sense.

6. strict ·adj governed or governing by exact rules; observing exact rules; severe; rigorous; as, very strict in observing the sabbath.

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