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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. straitadjective

    close, strict, narrow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. strait, soundnoun

    a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

    sound, straits, phone, audio, auditory sensation, pass, speech sound

    wide, broad

  2. pass, strait, straitsadjective

    a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

    go, passing, notch, liberty chit, fling, walk, passing play, crack, laissez passer, mountain pass, pass, straits, bye, passing game, flip, passport, base on balls, toss, sound, whirl, qualifying, head, offer

    wide, broad

  3. straitadjective


    "strait is the gate"

    broad, wide

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. straitadjective

    narrow, close, contracted, constricted, not broad, not wide

  2. straitadjective

    strict, rigorous, rigid, severe

  3. strait

    n. narrow pass (especially between two seas), gut, narrows

  4. strait

    distress, difficulty, perplexity, dilemma, embarrassment, pinch, exigency, emergency, critical situation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. straitnoun

    narrows, channel, dilemma, difficulty, pinch, exigency, restriction

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "strait":

    straits, detroit, hoi, bungo, sea, hai, close, narrow, sound, cross-strait, channel, hae

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  1. Mohammad Ali Jafari:

    We are hopeful that this plan expressed by our president will be implemented if needed, we will make the enemy understand that either all can use the Strait of Hormuz or no one.

  2. Shi Yinhong:

    China will respond with unprecedented countermeasures -- the strongest it has ever taken since the Taiwan Strait crises.

  3. Andrew Hsia:

    We hope the mainland side can truly understand and realize that only on the basis of dignity, respect, peace and security can cross-strait relations have lasting stability, the key to the future of cross-strait relations lies in public support.

  4. Jared Kushner:

    The group that wants them not to get it the most is obviously Iran because they're right across the Strait of Hormuz from there.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    Pelosi's Taiwan visit is tainting sentiment today. And amid escalating tensions in Taiwan Strait and deepening worries about a global economic slowdown, investors are diving headlong into Stephen Innes bonds, no party wants a real war, but the risk of mishap or even aggressive war game escalation is real, which could always lead to a tactical mistake.

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