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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( a.) Rigidly; interpreted; exactly limited; confined; restricted; as, to understand words in a strict sense.

(2): ( a.) Governed or governing by exact rules; observing exact rules; severe; rigorous; as, very strict in observing the Sabbath.

(3): ( a.) Exact; accurate; precise; rigorously nice; as, to keep strict watch; to pay strict attention.

(4): ( a.) Upright, or straight and narrow; - said of the shape of the plants or their flower clusters.

(5): ( a.) Strained; drawn close; tight; as, a strict embrace; a strict ligature.

(6): ( a.) Tense; not relaxed; as, a strict fiber.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words [2]