The strict truth.
An example of strict used as an adjective is the phrase a "strict diet" which means that the dieter is not cheating at all and only eating healthy foods.
A strict translation.
To keep strict watch.
To pay strict attention.
Very strict in observing the Sabbath.
A strict definition.
To understand words in a strict sense.
Origin of strict
- Middle English stricte narrow, small from Latin strictus tight, strict past participle of stringere to draw tight streig- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition