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  Definition of narrow
  1. a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  2. become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"
  3. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
  4. become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers"
  5. define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"
  6. lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"
  7. characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"
  8. limited in size or scope; "the narrow sense of a word"
  9. not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page"
  10. very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape"
Similar Words: constrict, constringe, contract, specialize, specialise, narrow down, pin down, peg down, nail down, specify, narrow-minded, minute

 

See Also: pin down, narrow down, specialize, specialise, limited, narrow-minded, thin

 

Hyponyms: Verrazano Narrows, astringe, strangulate, bottleneck, taper off, overspecialize, overspecialise, concretize

 

Attributes: width, breadth

 

Derivational Morphology: contract, narrowing, constriction, bottleneck, chokepoint, coarctation, contraction, specifier

 

Language Translations:
Armenian: նեղ   Bosnian: uski  
Bulgarian: тесен   Chinese: 窄的  
Danish: snæver   Dutch: nauw  
Finnish: kapea   French: étroit  
German: eng   Hungarian: szűk  
Icelandic: þröngur   Italian: stretto  
Japanese: 狭い   Korean: 좁은  
Lithuanian: siauras   Polish: wąski  
Portuguese: estreito   Romanian: strâmt  
Russian: узкий   Slovene: ozek  
Spanish: estrecho   Swedish: trång  
Telugu: ఇరుకైన  
 
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