What does stringent mean?

Definitions for stringentˈstrɪn dʒənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stringent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rigorous, stringent, tight(adj)

    demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

    "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

Wiktionary

  1. stringent(Adjective)

    Strict; binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe

    They have stringent quality requirements outlining what is acceptable.

  2. Origin: From stringens, stringentem, from stringō.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stringent(adj)

    binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe; as, stringent rules

  2. Origin: [L. stringens, -entis, p. pr. of stringere to draw or bind tight. See Strain.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stringent

    strin′jent, adj. binding strongly: urgent.—n. Strin′gency, state or quality of being stringent: severe pressure.—advs. Stringen′do (mus.) hastening the time; Strin′gently, in a stringent manner.—n. Strin′gentness. [L. stringens, -entis, pr.p. of stringĕre.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stringent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stringent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jorge Hernandez:

    Medical devices is a very stringent process.

  2. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    These fan zones will be maintained with an adapted and stringent security protocol.

  3. Michael Rawson:

    CITs are more opaque to the outside world because reporting requirements are not as stringent.

  4. Andrew Ceresney:

    The bottom line is that S&P used criteria that (were) less stringent but lied to investors about it.

  5. Anne Marie Sheehy:

    The security is so stringent in NYC that it puts you at ease right from your arrival at the airport.

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