Definitions for narrow

Definitions for (noun) narrow

Main entry: narrow

Definition: a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water

Definitions for (verb) narrow

Main entry: narrow, constrict, constringe

Definition: become tight or as if tight

Usage: Her throat constricted

Main entry: contract, narrow

Definition: make or become more narrow or restricted

Usage: The selection was narrowed; The road narrowed

Main entry: narrow, narrow down, specialise, specialize

Definition: become more focus on an area of activity or field of study

Usage: She specializes in Near Eastern history

Main entry: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow, narrow down, specify

Definition: define clearly

Usage: I cannot narrow down the rules for this game

Definitions for (adj) narrow

Main entry: narrow, narrow-minded

Definition: lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view

Usage: a brilliant but narrow-minded judge; narrow opinions

Main entry: minute, narrow

Definition: characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

Usage: a minute inspection of the grounds; a narrow scrutiny; an exact and minute report

Main entry: narrow

Definition: limited in size or scope

Usage: the narrow sense of a word

Main entry: narrow

Definition: not wide

Usage: a narrow bridge; a narrow line across the page

Main entry: narrow

Definition: very limited in degree

Usage: won by a narrow margin; a narrow escape

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