What is another word for straits?

276 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ stɹˈe͡ɪts], [ stɹˈe‍ɪts], [ s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t_s]

Synonyms for Straits:

bodies of water (noun) crises (noun) Other synonyms:
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Rhymes for Straits:

  1. mates, slates, rates, gates, grates, waits, dates, plaits, fates, hates, pates, crates, traits, baits, plates, sates, yeats, states;
  2. estates, debates, creates, dictates, awaits, translates, relates, predates, inflates, negates, abates, restates, narrates;
  3. procreates, conjugates, annotates;

Quotes for Straits:

  1. Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U. S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan. Bob Filner.
  2. While I was into many different types of music, and played with many different local groups, I really didn't have a band to call my own until Dire Straits was formed in 1977. Mark Knopfler.
  3. We have global interests, potential threats from elsewhere, North Korea, Iran, Taiwan Straits and the like. We must be prepared for any future threat. That is why it is important that this be a transition year, 2006. Ike Skelton.

Idioms of Straits:

  1. be in dire straits
  2. in dire straits

Adjectives for Straits:

  • lamentably dire,
  • difficult postwar,
  • terrifying stormy,
  • similar dire,
  • narrow ibral,
  • narrow, hazy,
  • dire witchy,
  • grey choppy,
  • similarly dire,
  • equally majestic,
  • single precarious,
  • fairly dire,
  • shoal and rocky,
  • dire mental,
  • endless, narrow,
  • twisty, narrow,
  • calm mental,
  • financial,
  • difficult financial,
  • quite desperate,
  • more haphazard,
  • same sore,
  • broad and airy,
  • similar evil,
  • slightly narrower,
  • possible financial,
  • substantial financial,
  • current financial,
  • same dire,
  • thy dearest,
  • ever-tightening,
  • new financial,
  • more perplexing,
  • ever-narrowing,
  • last, desperate,
  • such difficult,
  • own desperate,
  • deep and narrow,
  • becalmed,
  • dickensian,
  • more tragic,
  • own terrible,
  • rather bad,
  • rather difficult,
  • witchy,
  • such sad,
  • rather poor,
  • long gray,
  • twisty,
  • inextricable,
  • more conventional,
  • posh,
  • postwar,
  • torrid,
  • galling,
  • deadliest,
  • dark-blue,
  • haphazard,
  • far-famed,
  • anomalous,
  • adverse,
  • more serious,
  • imminent,
  • precarious,
  • much better,
  • unprecedented,
  • cramped,
  • disastrous,
  • uncommon,
  • airy,
  • hospital,
  • dearest,
  • pious,
  • corresponding,
  • mechanical,
  • conventional,
  • nervous,
  • unexpected,
  • nearby,
  • comfortable,
  • obvious,
  • invisible,
  • endless,
  • primitive,
  • more or less,
  • so-called,
  • last,
  • different,
  • more,
  • serious fiscal,
  • narrow and dire,
  • cruel financial,
  • narrow and contiguous,
  • airless, three-mile,
  • sorest material,
  • safe diligent,
  • wild and enchanting,
  • narrow korean,
  • narrow disadvantageous,
  • mythical, elusive,
  • extremely narrow and dangerous,
  • glassy, breathless,
  • superior pelvic,
  • whatsoever sore,
  • frequent pecuniary,
  • hazardous and almost defenseless,
  • familiar dire,
  • virgin cloistered,
  • northern tumultuous,
  • narrow, convoluted,
  • present sore,
  • hard monetary,
  • frightful narrow,
  • terrible monetary,
  • notably difficult,
  • rocky and narrow,
  • bitter financial,
  • unexpected pecuniary,
  • somewhat dire,
  • livelier and less,
  • severest financial,
  • wide eastern,
  • present dire,
  • long and terrific,
  • worse financial,
  • sufficient financial,
  • early financial,
  • dangerous and dreadful,
  • uncanny old,
  • strange delicious,
  • desperate military,
  • new dogmatic,
  • same pitiable,
  • famous northern,
  • actual pecuniary,
  • equally unhappy,
  • extreme financial,
  • painful and perplexing,
  • beautiful narrow,
  • constant financial,
  • long, barren,
  • narrow shallow,
  • apparently desperate,
  • grave financial,
  • sudden financial,
  • financial or other,
  • almost defenseless,
  • blue and beautiful,
  • renowned old,
  • short and wide,
  • present desperate,
  • same mythical,
  • present terrible,
  • such pitiable,
  • intricate and dangerous,
  • notorious old,
  • narrow and dangerous,
  • such due,
  • considerable pecuniary,
  • somewhat desperate,
  • new and unheard-of,
  • supposedly impregnable,
  • more vivacious,
  • own pecuniary,
  • wide, blue,
  • such ruinous,
  • broad, blue,
  • long and stormy,
  • extremely awkward,
  • present financial,
  • wide deep,
  • more pitiable,
  • palm-fringed,
  • less desperate,
  • other desperate,
  • great pecuniary,
  • narrow open,
  • own extreme,
  • dangerous and difficult,
  • such ignoble,
  • dark and dreadful,
  • worse and worse,
  • such pathetic,
  • certain financial,
  • such grievous,
  • occasional little,
  • extremely narrow,
  • deep and wide,
  • many unknown,
  • such grim,
  • such unhappy,
  • such ill,
  • same dreadful,
  • bitter, bitter,
  • thy dark,
  • many evil,
  • rather singular,
  • almost desperate,
  • more grievous,
  • same sad,
  • two-mile,
  • such wretched,
  • disadvantageous,
  • thin gray,
  • more northern,
  • such mental,
  • last desperate,
  • such bitter,
  • little better,
  • more bitter,
  • much wider,
  • pelvic,
  • more cruel,
  • obstructive,
  • various small,
  • less fortunate,
  • almost constant,
  • wide open,
  • southernmost,
  • ticklish,
  • stygian,
  • almost equal,
  • baltic,
  • cloistered,
  • sadder,
  • airless,
  • livelier,
  • dainty little,
  • more terrible,
  • long narrow,
  • impregnable,
  • contiguous,
  • dried-up,
  • forked,
  • defenseless,
  • penniless,
  • convoluted,
  • gravest,
  • craggy,
  • bitterest,
  • perfidious,
  • fiscal,
  • severest,
  • controversial,
  • serpentine,
  • arduous,
  • dogmatic,
  • hazardous,
  • fairer,
  • linguistic,
  • lonesome,
  • unheard-of,
  • doleful,
  • agonizing,
  • much greater,
  • humiliating,
  • darkest,
  • compelling,
  • ruinous,
  • economical,
  • maritime,
  • enchanting,
  • harder,
  • pitiless,
  • fabled,
  • contemptible,
  • fictitious,
  • ignoble,
  • tranquil,
  • tolerable,
  • maternal,
  • fearsome,
  • elusive,
  • breathless,
  • subterranean,
  • dubious,
  • intermediate,
  • sandy,
  • boyish,
  • temporal,
  • fabulous,
  • memorable,
  • accidental,
  • fortunate,
  • parallel,
  • ominous,
  • prodigious,
  • surprising,
  • dusky,
  • logical,
  • old-time,
  • ill,
  • barren,
  • probable,
  • stubborn,
  • silvery,
  • sparkling,
  • curved,
  • steep,
  • dreary,
  • unseen,
  • unpleasant,
  • vital,
  • shadowy,
  • hostile,
  • absurd,
  • incredible,
  • superb,
  • ready,
  • impossible,
  • ridiculous,
  • hollow,
  • material,
  • petty,
  • exact,
  • delicious,
  • perpetual,
  • obscure,
  • domestic,
  • naked,
  • countless,
  • busy,
  • intellectual,
  • apparent,
  • sheer,
  • hideous,
  • singular,
  • unusual,
  • fatal,
  • tremendous,
  • eternal,
  • divine,
  • humble,
  • angry,
  • latest,
  • minor,
  • direct,
  • bloody,
  • lower,
  • principal,
  • mysterious,
  • larger,
  • peculiar,
  • gray,
  • british,
  • rough,
  • further,
  • warm,
  • yellow,
  • late,
  • due,
  • sudden,
  • natural,
  • cold,
  • low,
  • special,
  • main,
  • past,
  • new,
  • heavy,
  • black,
  • devilish financial,
  • old and somedeal,
  • dire economic,
  • dreadful financial,
  • equally dire,
  • dire and horrible,
  • sore and terrible,
  • red, full,
  • large narrow,
  • somedeal,
  • long and magnificent,
  • present pecuniary,
  • last worst,
  • bad financial,
  • many sore,
  • equally desperate,
  • own dire,
  • similar physical,
  • nancial,
  • less similar,
  • fifteen-mile,
  • sudden desperate,
  • wider and deeper,
  • relatively narrow,
  • relatively short,
  • such miserable,
  • shoal,
  • long-sought,
  • such dangerous,
  • upland,
  • tortuous,
  • narrower,
  • distressing,
  • prim,
  • famed,
  • nameless,
  • tragic,
  • deeper,
  • classic,
  • sick,
  • outer,
  • spiritual,
  • inner,
  • unfortunate,
  • current,
  • charming,
  • remarkable,
  • well-known,
  • curious,
  • fair,
  • noble,
  • fresh,
  • modern,
  • ordinary,
  • red,
  • usual,
  • old,
  • horrible commercial,
  • narrow and fantastic,
  • horrible financial,
  • common and personal,
  • sad financial,
  • rather sore,
  • utterly desperate,
  • wild and rocky,
  • increasingly desperate,
  • rather questionable,
  • narrow, rocky,
  • more dire,
  • many narrow,
  • such dismal,
  • same desperate,
  • such perilous,
  • three-mile,
  • briny,
  • much worse,
  • far worse,
  • longed-for,
  • sepulchral,
  • sharpest,
  • tempestuous,
  • unfathomable,
  • perplexing,
  • cavernous,
  • tumultuous,
  • questionable,
  • hazy,
  • unspeakable,
  • virgin,
  • sordid,
  • destructive,
  • aforesaid,
  • desolate,
  • majestic,
  • momentary,
  • historic,
  • continual,
  • pathetic,
  • inferior,
  • icy,
  • civil,
  • fantastic,
  • miniature,
  • equal,
  • formidable,
  • commercial,
  • swift,
  • grim,
  • innumerable,
  • dim,
  • extraordinary,
  • mental,
  • interesting,
  • military,
  • sharp,
  • splendid,
  • personal,
  • immense,
  • possible,
  • tall,
  • soft,
  • entire,
  • strange,
  • true,
  • awfully desperate,
  • comparatively narrow and shallow,
  • other shallow,
  • own financial,
  • such narrow,
  • difficult and dangerous,
  • such evil,
  • long and narrow,
  • choppy,
  • narrowest,
  • pitiable,
  • azure,
  • urgent,
  • appalling,
  • frightful,
  • calm,
  • fiery,
  • queer,
  • sacred,
  • clean,
  • political,
  • former,
  • common,
  • fine,
  • turkish territorial,
  • evident moral,
  • deep, wide,
  • such hard,
  • great financial,
  • such dreadful,
  • conjectural,
  • famous old,
  • tidal,
  • long, narrow,
  • korean,
  • hardest,
  • deplorable,
  • glassy,
  • windy,
  • above-mentioned,
  • sorrowful,
  • danish,
  • exceptional,
  • terrific,
  • wider,
  • awkward,
  • oriental,
  • furious,
  • limited,
  • historical,
  • rapid,
  • superior,
  • frequent,
  • extensive,
  • physical,
  • wonderful,
  • numerous,
  • wild,
  • various,
  • ancient,
  • narrow financial,
  • rather dire,
  • exceedingly narrow,
  • narrow and shallow,
  • particularly bad,
  • academic,
  • hopeless,
  • extreme,
  • cruel,
  • grave,
  • moral,
  • magnificent,
  • less,
  • poor,
  • perpetual financial,
  • sore financial,
  • fertile and pleasant,
  • rather desperate,
  • monetary,
  • woeful,
  • such great,
  • fertile,
  • crooked,
  • pitiful,
  • dismal,
  • intricate,
  • romantic,
  • double,
  • vast,
  • such financial,
  • mortal,
  • unhappy,
  • artificial,
  • wretched,
  • quiet,
  • actual,
  • such fearful,
  • painful,
  • peaceful,
  • distant,
  • important,
  • serious financial,
  • navigable,
  • treacherous,
  • bitter,
  • short,
  • whole,
  • anachronistic,
  • mythical,
  • tight,
  • unknown,
  • constant,
  • mere,
  • white,
  • severe financial,
  • comparatively narrow,
  • rocky,
  • gloomy,
  • full,
  • sicilian,
  • stormy,
  • severe,
  • territorial,
  • sorry,
  • economic,
  • lowest,
  • adjacent,
  • imaginary,
  • temporary,
  • horrible,
  • beautiful,
  • turkish,
  • southern,
  • blue,
  • more desperate,
  • northern,
  • such terrible,
  • famous,
  • western,
  • awful,
  • miserable,
  • eastern,
  • deep,
  • shallow,
  • mighty,
  • desperate financial,
  • fearful,
  • worst,
  • certain,
  • evil,
  • dreadful,
  • considerable,
  • open,
  • bad,
  • utmost,
  • grievous,
  • international,
  • sorest,
  • such sore,
  • strategic,
  • difficult,
  • perilous,
  • dark,
  • broad,
  • long,
  • dire financial,
  • serious,
  • wide,
  • pecuniary,
  • hard,
  • dangerous,
  • such desperate,
  • such dire,
  • sad,
  • similar,
  • worse,
  • present,
  • greatest,
  • terrible,
  • financial,
  • sore,
  • dire,
  • desperate,
  • narrow.
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