a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
"a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page"
limited in size or scope
"the narrow sense of a word"
lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
"a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"
very limited in degree
"won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape"
characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
"a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"
make or become more narrow or restricted
"The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
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
pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify(verb)
"I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"
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
specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow down(verb)
become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
"She specializes in Near Eastern history"
constrict, constringe, narrow(verb)
become tight or as if tight
"Her throat constricted"
having a small width; not wide; slim; slender; having opposite edges or sides that are close, especially by comparison to length or depth.
a narrow hallway
Restrictive; without flexibility or latitude.
a narrow interpretation
English Synonyms and Antonyms
absolute, boundless, countless, eternal, illimitable, immeasurable, infinite, innumerable, interminable, limitless, measureless, numberless, unbounded, unconditioned, unfathomable, unlimited, unmeasured
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of little breadth
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How to use narrow in a sentence?
There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.
The resolution is grotesquely one-sided, outrageously narrow, and maliciously partisan, it reeks of nauseating politics completely devoid of respect for the sovereignty of our country, even as it is bereft of the gruesome realities of the drug menace.
There are no winners today obviously, this presents a great issue for parents in the state of Texas. They don't know how to proceed when they have a child put in this condition as Payton Summons has been put in. So I believe our fight is going to continue on in order to carve out some real narrow language in the law to provide courts, lawyers and parents guidance because that's what they need in times like this.
Professor Kumar and other so-called educators like her are doing a disservice to our young people by teaching them a narrow and wrongheaded version of history.
For me, it's all about driving. The fairways are generous in some spots. Some holes are narrow. But you've got to hit the fairways here, the rough is pretty penal. It's not super deep, but it's just really thick, and you've just got to drive it straight. I like the golf course. It sets up well for me. I feel like I can drive it good around here.
Translations for narrow
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- тар, тарайтыу, тарайыуBashkir
- angost, estret, estretaCatalan, Valencian
- ⱘⰸⱏⰽⱏ, ѫзъкъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- smal, tæt, snæver, snævresDanish
- schmal, eng, schlank, begrenztGerman
- στενός, στενεύωGreek
- mallarĝa, streta, malvastaEsperanto
- angosto, estrechar, angostar, estrecho, estrecharseSpanish
- تنگ, باریکPersian
- kaventaa, kaventua, kapeaFinnish
- trongur, smalka, smalur, trongligur, snævurFaroese
- étroit, rétrécir, réduire, étroiteFrench
- smelWestern Frisian
- caol, cúngIrish
- cumhang, caolScottish Gaelic
- estreito, angostoGalician
- तंग, संकीर्णHindi
- szűk, keskenyHungarian
- þröngur, þétturIcelandic
- stretto, stretta, angustoItalian
- 좁은, 좁다, 제한된Korean
- angustō, angustus, angustiasLatin
- smaal, nejLimburgish, Limburgan, Limburger
- ကျဉ်းကျပ်, ကျဉ်းBurmese
- smal, nauwDutch
- zwężać się, wąski, zwężać, zawężać, wąskaPolish
- estreitar, estreitar-se, estreita, estreito, limitarPortuguese
- îngust, îngusta, strâmtRomanian
- сужа́ть, су́зить, су́зиться, тесный, узкий, сужа́тьсяRussian
- су́зити, súziti, у̏зак, уски, uski, ȕzakSerbo-Croatian
- ngushtoj, ngushtëAlbanian
- långsmal, smal, trångSwedish
- ఇరుకైన, సన్ననిTelugu
- darlaşmak, dar, daralmakTurkish
- chật hẹp, hẹp, chật, eo hẹpVietnamese
- stroet, stroeteWalloon
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