A strict rule or order is very clear and precise or severe and must always be obeyed completely.

The officials had issuedstrictinstructions that we were not to get out of the jeep…

ADJ-GRADED;If a parent or other person in authority is strict, they regard many actions as unacceptable and do not allow them.

…a few schools selected for their high standards and theirstrictdiscipline.

ADJ-GRADED;;If you talk about the strict meaning of something, you mean the precise meaning of it.

Its not quite peace in the strictest sense of the word, rather the absence of war.

ADJ;You use strict to describe someone who never does things that are against their beliefs.

Four million Britons are nowstrictvegetarians…