1. rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard

- a strict vegetarian

Similar word(s): exact, rigorous

2. (of rules) stringently enforced

Similar word(s): invariable

3. characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

Similar word(s): abstemious, austere, stern, blue, puritanic, puritanical, corrective, disciplinal, disciplinary, monkish, renunciant, renunciative, severe, spartan, nonindulgent

4. incapable of compromise or flexibility

Similar word(s): intolerant, rigid

5. severe and unremitting in making demands

- strict standards

Similar word(s): demanding, exacting, stern

Sentences with strict as an adjective:

- strict embrace

- strict ligature

- strict fiber

- to keep strict watch

- to pay strict attention

- very strict in observing the Sabbath

- to understand words in a strict sense