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Strict meaning

strict - 7 dictionary results

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

strict - examples of usage

  1. Marion now kept out a strict watch upon the enemy. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. They are very strict about that. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. This affair is a strict secret between us. - "The Secrets of Potsdam", William Le Queux.
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