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English adjective: strait

1. strait narrow


SamplesStrait is the gate.


Similarnarrow


Domain usagearchaicism, archaism


Antonymsbroad, wide


English noun: strait

1. strait (object) a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water


Synonymssound


Broader (hypernym)channel


Narrower (hyponym)narrow


Instance hyponymBering Strait, Bosporus, Canakkale Bogazi, Cook Strait, Dardanelles, East River, Golden Gate, Hellespont, Kattegatt, Korea Strait, Korean Strait, Menai Strait, North Channel, Pas de Calais, Skagerak, Skagerrak, Solent, Strait of Calais, Strait of Dover, Strait of Georgia, Strait of Gibraltar, Strait of Hormuz, Strait of Magellan, Strait of Messina, Strait of Ormuz, Torres Strait

2. strait (state) a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs


Synonymspass, straits


Broader (hypernym)situation


Narrower (hyponym)desperate straits, dire straits









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