Strait Meaning and Definition


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Strait meaning

Word: Strait

How to pronounce: streɪt

Noun

Definitions:

1. A narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water.

Example sentences: "The Strait of Gibraltar"

2. Used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty.

Example sentences: "The economy is in dire straits"

Adjective

Definitions:

1. (of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped.

Example sentences: "The road was so strait that a handful of men might have defended it"


Synonyms:

straits

passage

channel

bosphorus

sound

pass


Derivations:

straiten


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Strait in Other Languages...

Spanish:

German: Meerenge

French: Strait

Italian: Strait

Turkish: Boğaz


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