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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 for "strait":

    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. Zhang Zhijun:

    It must be seen that the forces of Taiwan independence are obstinately and resolutely promoting their separatist position, and this is the biggest threat to the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait.

  2. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif:

    We believe that Iran will continue to sell its oil, we will continue to find buyers for our oil and we will continue to use the Strait of Hormuz as a safe transit passage for the sale of our oil.

  3. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang:

    We will strive to make progress in discussion and dialogue between the two sides of the strait, advance cross-strait economic integration for mutual benefit and promote local and youth exchanges, we are firmly confident that the peaceful growth of cross-strait relations is a historical trend that can be neither resisted nor reversed.

  4. 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.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Thank you and your crew for outstanding work in defending high value assets in the Strait of Hurmuz, the Red Sea.


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