A stricter regime is a government or organization that is more strict in its rules and regulations. A stricter regime is often more demanding and less forgiving.

  • The stricter regime is harsher on crime.

  • The stricter regime is stricter on the environment.

Definition of stricter


Strained; drawn close; tight.


Tense; not relaxed.


Exact; accurate; precise; rigorously particular.


Governed or governing by exact rules; observing exact rules; severe; rigorous.


Rigidly interpreted; exactly limited; confined; restricted.


Upright, or straight and narrow; — said of the shape of the plants or their flower clusters.


Severe in discipline.


Irreflexive; if the described object is defined to be reflexive, that condition is overridden and replaced with irreflexive.

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Example Sentences for stricter

  • 1

    The teacher is stern and strict.

  • 2

    A strict regimen is the order of the day.

  • 3

    But the strict sabbatarian doctrine spreads.

  • 4

    But the the strict sabbatarian doctrine spread.

  • 5

    The detractor was a very strict man.

  • 6

    He is known to be very strict to prentices.

  • 7

    The rules governing the trial are many and strict.

  • 8

    There are strict laws over the exportation of Kava.

  • 9

    This strict confidentiality is known as the Seal of the Confessional.

  • 10

    A strict check is kept on the health and hygiene of the cadets.