Synonyms of strict in English:

strict


See definition of strict

adjective

1‘a strict interpretation of the new law’

SYNONYMS
precise, exact, literal, close, faithful, true, accurate, unerring, scrupulous, careful, meticulous, rigorous, stringent
conscientious, punctilious, painstaking, thorough
informal spot on, on the mark, on the beam, on the nail, on the button
ANTONYMS

imprecise, loose

2‘strict controls on public spending’

SYNONYMS
stringent, rigorous, severe, harsh, hard, rigid, tough, extreme
ANTONYMS

liberal

3‘their parents were too strict’

SYNONYMS
stern, severe, harsh, uncompromising, authoritarian, firm, austere, illiberal, inflexible, unyielding, unbending, no-nonsense
Australian, New Zealand informal solid
ANTONYMS

lenient

4‘the information will be treated in strict confidence’

SYNONYMS
absolute, utter, complete, total, perfect

5‘her father was a strict Roman Catholic’

SYNONYMS
orthodox, fundamentalist, conservative, traditional
devout, conscientious, true, religious
ANTONYMS

moderate, liberal