Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun strait

2 senses of strait

Sense 1
strait, sound -- (a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water)
       => channel -- (a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels; "the ship went aground in the channel")

Sense 2
pass, strait, straits -- (a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs)
       => situation -- (a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple")

Antonyms of adj strait

1 sense of strait

Sense 1
strait -- (narrow; "strait is the gate")

INDIRECT (VIA narrow) -> wide, broad -- (having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river")

Similarity of adj strait

1 sense of strait

Sense 1
strait -- (narrow; "strait is the gate")
       => narrow (vs. wide) -- (not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page")

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