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Synonyms for strait
streɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strait, sound(noun)

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

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

    Antonyms:
    wide, broad

  2. pass, strait, straits(adj)

    a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    wide, broad

  3. strait(adj)

    narrow

    "strait is the gate"

    Antonyms:
    broad, wide

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strait(a)

    Synonyms:
    close, strict, narrow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strait(a.)

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

  2. strait(a.)

    Synonyms:
    strict, rigorous, rigid, severe

  3. strait

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

  4. strait

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. strait(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce strait?

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How to say strait in sign language?

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How to use strait in a sentence?

  1. Tung Chen-yuan:

    This kind of political interference would only result in hurt feelings for people on either side of the Taiwan Strait.

  2. Ko Wen-je:

    Is cross-strait trade for the benefit of all Taiwanese or just for the rich class?

  3. Shirley Kan:

    The facts are that Taiwan is much more entwined with the People's Republic of China and Taiwan cannot avoid cross-Strait engagement, it is no longer a question of whether to have a cross-Strait relationship, but how to conduct it.

  4. Wu Mei-Hung:

    The results demonstrate that rational and pragmatic negotiations have positive implications for maintaining cross-strait peace and stability.

  5. Li Zuocheng:

    If the possibility for peaceful reunification is lost, the people's armed forces will, with the whole nation, including the people of Taiwan, take all necessary steps to resolutely smash any separatist plots or actions, we do not promise to abandon the use of force, and reserve the option to take all necessary measures, to stabilise and control the situation in the Taiwan Strait.


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