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?
A man of a right spirit is not a man of narrow and private views, but is greatly interested and concerned for the good of the community to which he belongs, and particularly of the city or village in which he resides, and for the true welfare of the society of which he is a member.
When your whole premise is America first, I think it's too narrow of a view, we need to realize that both the biggest challenges and the biggest opportunities in Africa occur in much more of a non-traditional security and development space.
You have a market that was narrow back in February and too concentrated in technology. Now it's even more so, there's a reason why this happens when the market is vulnerable, because people don't see a lot of value in the overall market, so they go into the small number of names they do see a lot of value in.
If your narrow minded your life's boring, If your open minded your life's interesting.
It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow necked bottles the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.
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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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