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    narrow - Dictionary definition and meaning for word narrow

    Definition
    (noun) a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water Definition
    (verb) make or become more narrow or restricted
    Synonyms : contract
    Example Sentence
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed
    Definition
    (verb) define clearly
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
    Definition
    (verb) become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
    Example Sentence
    • She specializes in Near Eastern history
    Definition
    (verb) become tight or as if tight
    Synonyms : constrict , constringe
    Example Sentence
    • Her throat constricted
    Definition
    (adj) not wide
    Example Sentence
    • a narrow bridge
    • a narrow line across the page
    Definition
    (adj) limited in size or scope
    Example Sentence
    • the narrow sense of a word
    Definition
    (adj) lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
    Synonyms : narrow-minded
    Example Sentence
    • a brilliant but narrow-minded judge
    • narrow opinions
    Definition
    (adj) very limited in degree
    Example Sentence
    • won by a narrow margin
    • a narrow escape
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
    Synonyms : minute
    Example Sentence
    • a minute inspection of the grounds
    • a narrow scrutiny
    • an exact and minute report
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