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 narrow narrow

adj

  • ( ) not wide  ( narrow )
    not wide
     a narrow bridge
    a narrow bridge
     a narrow line across the page
    a narrow line across the page
  • ( ) lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view  ( narrow, narrow-minded )
    lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
     a brilliant but narrow-minded judge
    a brilliant but narrow-minded judge
     narrow opinions
    narrow opinions
  • very limited in degree  ( narrow )
    very limited in degree
     won by a narrow margin
    won by a narrow margin
     a narrow escape
    a narrow escape
  • noun

  • a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water  ( narrow )
    a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • adj

  • ( ) limited in size or scope  ( narrow )
    limited in size or scope
     the narrow sense of a word
    the narrow sense of a word
  • characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination  ( minute, narrow )
    characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
     a minute inspection of the grounds
    a minute inspection of the grounds
     a narrow scrutiny
    a narrow scrutiny
     an exact and minute report
    an exact and minute report
  • verb

  • ( ) make or become more narrow or restricted  ( contract, narrow )
    make or become more narrow or restricted
     The selection was narrowed
    The selection was narrowed
     The road narrowed
    The road narrowed
  • ( ) become tight or as if tight  ( constrict, constringe, narrow )
    become tight or as if tight
     Her throat constricted
    Her throat constricted
  • ( ) become more focused on an area of activity or field of study  ( narrow, narrow down, specialise, specialize )
    become more focused on an area of activity or field of study
     She specializes in Near Eastern history
    She specializes in Near Eastern history
  • ( ) define clearly  ( nail down, narrow, narrow down, peg down, pin down, specify )
    define clearly
     I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
    I cannot narrow down the rules for this game


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