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strict

 (strĭkt)
adj. strict·er, strict·est
1.
a. Rigorous in the imposition of discipline: a strict parent.
b. Conforming completely to established rule, principle, or condition: a strict vegetarian.
2.
a. Requiring close observance or demanding in expectations: strict standards. See Synonyms at severe.
b. Carefully maintained or observed: strict silence; strict loyalty.
3. Not loose or vague; exact or precise: a strict definition.
4. Botany Stiff, narrow, and upright.

[Middle English stricte, narrow, small, from Latin strictus, tight, strict, past participle of stringere, to draw tight; see streig- in Indo-European roots.]

strict′ly adv.
strict′ness n.

strict

(strɪkt)
adj
1. adhering closely to specified rules, ordinances, etc: a strict faith.
2. complied with or enforced stringently; rigorous: a strict code of conduct.
3. severely correct in attention to rules of conduct or morality: a strict teacher.
4. (of a punishment, etc) harsh; severe
5. (prenominal) complete; absolute: in strict secrecy.
6. (Logic) logic maths (of a relation)
a. 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 identical. See also proper9, ordering
b. distinguished from a relation of the same name that is not the subject of formal study
7. (Botany) botany rare very straight, narrow, and upright: strict panicles.
[C16: from Latin strictus, from stringere to draw tight]
ˈstrictly adv
ˈstrictness n

strict

(strɪkt)

adj. -er, -est.
1. closely conforming to requirements or principles: a strict observance of rituals.
2. stringent; exacting: strict laws; a strict judge.
3. rigorously enforced: strict silence.
4. exact; precise: in the strict sense of the word.
5. narrowly or carefully limited: a strict construction of the Constitution.
6. absolute; complete: strict confidence.
7. Archaic. drawn tight.
[1570–80; < Latin strictus, past participle of stringere to draw tight]
strict′ly, adv.
strict′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.strict - rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
exact - marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"
2.strict - (of rules) stringently enforced; "hard-and-fast rules"
invariable - not liable to or capable of change; "an invariable temperature"; "an invariable rule"; "his invariable courtesy"
3.strict - characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
abstemious - sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy
4.strict - incapable of compromise or flexibility
intolerant - unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
5.strict - severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"

strict

adjective
1. severe, harsh, stern, firm, rigid, rigorous, stringent, austere French privacy laws are very strict.
severe soft, moderate, flexible, mild, tolerant, laid-back (informal), easy-going, lax, easy-oasy (slang)
2. stern, firm, severe, harsh, authoritarian, austere, no-nonsense My parents were very strict.
3. exact, accurate, precise, close, true, particular, religious, faithful, meticulous, scrupulous the strictest sense of the word
4. devout, religious, orthodox, pious, pure, reverent, prayerful a strict Catholic
5. absolute, complete, total, perfect, utter Your enquiry will be handled in strict confidence.

strict

adjective
1. Not deviating from correctness, accuracy, or completeness:
2. Rigorous and unsparing in treating others:
3. Conforming completely to established rule:
Translations
حازِمدَقيق، مَضْبوطصارِم
přísnýstriktnípřesný
streng
ankara
strog
nákvæmurstrangur
厳しい
엄격한
nepiekāpīgsprecīzsstingrstiešs
strog
sträng
เข้มงวด
nghiêm khắc

strict

[strɪkt] ADJ (stricter (compar) (strictest (superl)))
1. (= stern, severe) [person, discipline] → estricto, severo
her strict upbringingla educación estricta or rigurosa que recibió
to be strict with sbser estricto or severo con algn
2. (= stringent) [rules] → estricto; [control] → estricto, riguroso; [limit] → riguroso; [security measures] → riguroso, estricto; [orders] → tajante, terminante, estricto
to be under strict orders (not) to do sthtener órdenes estrictas de (no) hacer algo
3. (= precise) [meaning] → estricto
in strict order of precedencepor riguroso or estricto orden de precedencia
in the strict sense of the worden el sentido estricto de la palabra
4. (= absolute) [secrecy] → absoluto
I told you that in strict confidencete lo dije con la más absoluta reserva
all your replies will be treated in the strictest confidencetodas las respuestas serán tratadas con la reserva más absoluta
strict liability (Jur) → responsabilidad f absoluta
5. (= rigorous) [Methodist] → estricto; [vegetarian, diet] → estricto, riguroso; [hygiene] → absoluto
I'm a strict teetotallersoy estrictamente or rigurosamente abstemio

strict

[ˈstrɪkt] adj
[law, rule, instructions, diet] → strict(e)
in strict confidence → tout à fait confidentiellement
[teacher, parent, disciplinarian] → strict(e)
to be strict with sb → être strict(e) avec qn
[Muslim, Catholic, vegetarian] → strict(e)
(= precise) [meaning, sense] → strict(e)
in the strict sense of the word → au sens strict du terme

strict

adj (+er)
(= stern, severe) law, parent, principles, judge etcstreng; order, ban, disciplinestrikt, streng; obedienceabsolut, strikt; Catholicstrenggläubig; they’re very strict about timekeepinges wird streng auf Pünktlichkeit geachtet
(= precise)streng; accuracy, neutrality, secrecyabsolut, streng; translation, meaninggenau; in the strict sense of the wordgenau genommen; in strict confidencestreng vertraulich; in (the) strictest confidencein strengster Vertraulichkeit, strengstens vertraulich; there is a strict time limit on thatdas ist zeitlich genau begrenzt; in strict order of precedencestreng nach Rangordnung

strict

[strɪkt] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl)))
a. (stern, severe, person, principles, views) → severo/a, rigido/a; (order, rule) → rigoroso/a; (supervision) → stretto/a; (discipline, ban) → rigido/a
b. (precise, meaning, accuracy) → preciso/a; (absolute, secrecy, truth) → assoluto/a; (time limit) → tassativo/a
in the strict sense of the word → nel senso stretto della parola
in strict confidence → in assoluta confidenza

strict

(strikt) adjective
1. severe, stern, and compelling obedience. This class needs a strict teacher; His parents were very strict with him; The school rules are too strict; strict orders.
2. exact or precise. If the strict truth were known, he was drunk, not ill.
ˈstrictness noun
ˈstrictly adverb
strictly speaking
if we must be completely accurate, act according to rules etc. Strictly speaking, he should be punished for this.

strict

حازِم přísný streng streng αυστηρός estricto ankara strict strog rigido 厳しい 엄격한 streng streng ścisły rigoroso строгий sträng เข้มงวด katı nghiêm khắc 严格的

strict

a. estricto-a; exacto-a.

strict

adj estricto
References in classic literature ?
The first lines contained an urgent entreaty to keep the circumstances connected with the loss of the five hundred pounds the strictest secret from everyone in general, and from Hardyman in particular.
I only got mine (imparted in the strictest secrecy) five minutes since.
From the name of my patron, indeed, I hope my reader will be convinced, at his very entrance on this work, that he will find in the whole course of it nothing prejudicial to the cause of religion and virtue, nothing inconsistent with the strictest rules of decency, nor which can offend even the chastest eye in the perusal.
And to make time to get through all that lay before him every day, he adhered to the strictest punctuality.
For a week more, the newly-married couple remained in London, in the strictest retirement.
Vanstone, feeling what was due to her long friendship with Miss Garth, had apparently placed the fullest confidence in her, on one subject, by way of unsuspiciously maintaining the strictest reserve toward her on another.
He treated her with the strictest politeness, but with the precision of an automaton, the movements of which had been arranged for this purpose.
Miss Bennet's lovely face confirmed his views, and established all his strictest notions of what was due to seniority; and for the first evening SHE was his settled choice.
AS the route of Captain Bonneville lay through what was considered the most perilous part of this region of dangers, he took all his measures with military skill, and observed the strictest circumspection.
I don't say she didn't warn me--speaking, you will please to understand, in the strictest confidence.
It was a purely disinterested operation in the strictest sense of the term, and offered not the slightest chance of profit.
She lives in the strictest retirement at Versailles.