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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strictly, purelyadverb

    restricted to something

    "we talked strictly business"

  2. strictly, stringentlyadverb

    in a stringent manner

    "the laws are stringently enforced"; "stringently controlled"

  3. rigorously, strictlyadverb

    in a rigorous manner

    "he had been trained rigorously by the monks"

Wiktionary

  1. strictlyadverb

    In a strict manner.

    He adhered strictly to the diet his doctor prescribed.

  2. strictlyadverb

    In a narrow or limited sense.

    That term refers strictly to smaller birds.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Strictlyadverb

    Etymology: from strict.

    The other parts being grosser, composed not only water, strictly so called, but the whole mass of liquid bodies. Burnet.

    Charge him strictly
    Not to proceed, but wait my farther pleasure. Dryden.

    In the discharge of thy place, set before thee the best examples; and after a time set before thee thine own, and examine thyself strictly whether thou didst not best at first. Francis Bacon.

    God may with the greatest justice strictly require endeavours from us, and without any inconsistency with his goodness inflict penalties on those who are wanting. John Rogers, Sermons.

    A weak prince again disposed the people to new attempts, which it was the clergy’s duty to endeavour to prevent, if some of them had not proceeded upon a topick that, strictly followed, would enslave all mankind. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strictlyadverb

    in a strict manner; closely; precisely

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strictly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4514

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strictly' in Adverbs Frequency: #293

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strictly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strictly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of strictly in a Sentence

  1. John Delatorre:

    People can easily be convinced that they have a rare disorder based only on what they see on social media, similar to those who strictly adhere to comments about astrological signs, the general nature of describing the symptoms of a mental disorder can make it so that people will apply that generality to their own behaviors.

  2. Luis Elizondo:

    If it remains strictly within classified channels, then the right person may not actually get the information, the right person doesnt necessarily mean a military leader. It can be a lawmaker. It can be a whole host of different individuals .

  3. American Atheists ' Randy Gotovich:

    We're trying to be inclusive of everyone in Christmas and saying that anyone can celebrate it. It shouldn't be viewed strictly as a Christian holiday.

  4. Mayor Craig Kavanagh:

    This town is still the same town it was before this CUP approval took place, the vote last night had nothing to do with beliefs or race, it was strictly a zoning issue City Council of Murdock felt like City Council of Murdock needed to legally abide by or it would have caused a substantial burden to the town. We as a council still want what is best for the City of Murdock and will always do so.

  5. Caroline Klapper-Matos:

    Our hearts go out to the victims of gun violence, the sale of weapons, guns, and certain gun parts is strictly prohibited on Google Shopping.

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    the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
    • A. canopy
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    • C. hypernym
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