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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strait, sound(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    unilateral paralysis, hemiplegia

  2. pass, strait, straits(noun)

    a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

    Synonyms:
    irritating, rough, tender, bothersome, galling, cranky, gravelly, crank, pesky, scratchy, pettish, pestiferous, pestering, abrasive, uneven, vexing, petulant, irritable, excitable, plaguey, refractory, teasing, tippy, peevish, rasping, recalcitrant, nettlesome, fractious, plaguy, tetchy, testy, spotty, techy, vexatious, raspy, peckish, annoying, grating

    Antonyms:
    good-natured

  3. strait(adj)

    narrow

    "strait is the gate"

    Synonyms:
    volumetrical, volumetric

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 for "strait":

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

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How to use strait in a sentence?

  1. Lindsey Graham:

    To President Trump, do not let them take over the Strait of Hormuz, keep the pressure on and if they continue to do this, sink their navy like Ronald Reagan did back in the 80s.

  2. Tsai Ming-hong:

    There is no reason to think the DPP will completely reject cross-strait agreements.

  3. Javad Zarif:

    Unlike the piracy in the Strait of Gibraltar, our action in Persian Gulf is to uphold int' l maritime rules, uK must cease being an accessory to #EconomicTerrorism of The United States.

  4. Ko Wen-je:

    They're making Taiwan far too dependent on the mainland. Their policy-making muscle is far too focused on cross-strait ties and not nearly enough on raising the standard of living of the average Taiwanese person.

  5. Steve Warren:

    They've asked if we would accompany their flagged vessels through the strait.

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