- strait - strict and severe; "strait is the gate"
Antonyms: wide, broad (indirect, via narrow)
- strait, sound - a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
--1 is a kind of channel
--1 has particulars:
- pass, strait, straits - a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
--2 is a kind of situation
--2 has particulars: desperate straits, dire straits