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Synonyms for narrow
ˈnær oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narrow(adj)

    a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water

    Antonyms:
    wide, bird's-eye, unlimited, careless, beamy, wide-screen(a), limitless, broad-brimmed, fanlike, sweeping, comfortable, panoramic, broad, deep, widen

  2. narrow(adj)

    not wide

    "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page"

    Synonyms:
    narrow-minded, minute

    Antonyms:
    limitless, wide, broad, wide-screen(a), unlimited, comfortable, deep, careless, sweeping, fanlike, bird's-eye, panoramic, broad-brimmed, beamy, widen

  3. narrow(adj)

    limited in size or scope

    "the narrow sense of a word"

    Synonyms:
    narrow-minded, minute

    Antonyms:
    beamy, careless, sweeping, unlimited, broad-brimmed, limitless, deep, panoramic, wide-screen(a), comfortable, broad, wide, fanlike, bird's-eye, widen

  4. narrow-minded, narrow(adj)

    lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view

    "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"

    Synonyms:
    minute, narrow-minded, shockable

    Antonyms:
    limitless, wide-screen(a), fanlike, broad, beamy, comfortable, deep, careless, wide, sweeping, broad-brimmed, unlimited, panoramic, bird's-eye, widen

  5. narrow(adj)

    very limited in degree

    "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape"

    Synonyms:
    narrow-minded, minute

    Antonyms:
    broad, limitless, wide, bird's-eye, sweeping, careless, unlimited, panoramic, deep, broad-brimmed, wide-screen(a), comfortable, beamy, fanlike, widen

  6. minute, narrow(verb)

    characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

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

    Synonyms:
    narrow-minded, minute, infinitesimal

    Antonyms:
    fanlike, wide-screen(a), limitless, broad-brimmed, sweeping, bird's-eye, panoramic, beamy, wide, careless, comfortable, unlimited, deep, broad, widen

  7. narrow, contract(verb)

    make or become more narrow or restricted

    "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"

    Synonyms:
    peg down, sign, condense, nail down, sign up, specialize, abbreviate, constrict, press, shrink, specialise, take, undertake, foreshorten, cut, shorten, constringe, narrow down, specify, squeeze, get, compress, contract, sign on, abridge, concentrate, reduce, pin down, compact

    Antonyms:
    careless, comfortable, beamy, broad, fanlike, wide, wide-screen(a), unlimited, limitless, sweeping, bird's-eye, deep, broad-brimmed, panoramic, widen

  8. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify(verb)

    define clearly

    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, constrict, qualify, pin up, destine, nail, peg down, fix, trap, delineate, pin down, determine, particularize, assign, define, specify, finalise, intend, nail down, contract, designate, specialize, delimit, specialise, constringe, peg, set apart, delimitate, stipulate, limit, set, condition, finalize, narrow down, settle

    Antonyms:
    beamy, limitless, bird's-eye, unlimited, fanlike, sweeping, broad-brimmed, deep, wide-screen(a), broad, wide, comfortable, careless, panoramic, widen

  9. specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow down(verb)

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

    "She specializes in Near Eastern history"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, constringe, speciate, particularize, peg down, nail down, specialise, differentiate, narrow down, contract, specify, pin down, specialize, constrict

    Antonyms:
    sweeping, wide-screen(a), careless, wide, comfortable, broad, fanlike, unlimited, beamy, deep, panoramic, limitless, broad-brimmed, bird's-eye, widen

  10. constrict, constringe, narrow(verb)

    become tight or as if tight

    "Her throat constricted"

    Synonyms:
    specialize, constringe, press, squeeze, nail down, compact, constrict, peg down, narrow down, contract, specify, pin down, specialise, compress

    Antonyms:
    broad-brimmed, limitless, wide, broad, bird's-eye, fanlike, wide-screen(a), sweeping, comfortable, beamy, panoramic, unlimited, careless, deep, widen

Wiktionary

  1. narrow(verb)

    Antonyms:
    wide

  2. narrow(verb)

    Antonyms:
    wide

  3. narrow(adjective)

    Restrictive; without flexibility or latitude.

    Antonyms:
    wide

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. narrow

    Synonyms:
    straight, straightened, slender, thin, spare, contracted, limited, cramped, pinched, scant, close, scrutinizing, near, bigoted, niggardly, tight

    Antonyms:
    wide, broad, ample, thick, expanded, easy, liberal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. narrow(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of little breadth

  2. narrow(a.)

    Synonyms:
    contracted, circumscribed, limited, confined, straitened, cramped, pinched, scanty, incapacious, of small extent

  3. narrow(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bigoted, selfish, niggardly, mean, ungenerous, parsimonious, covetous, mercenary, illiberal

  4. narrow(a.)

    Synonyms:
    close, near, within a little, with little to spare, within narrow limits

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