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1. narrow  (noun) 
a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water



  More Specific:
Verrazano Narrows - a narrow channel of water separating Staten Island and Brooklyn


  More Generic:
    strait     sound


2. narrow  (verb) 
become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"

  Also known as: constrict, constringe


  More Specific:
astringe - become constricted or compressed
strangulate - become constricted


  More Generic:
    tighten


3. narrow  (verb) 
make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"

  Also known as: contract


  More Specific:
bottleneck - become narrow, like a bottleneck
taper off - become smaller or less active


  More Generic:
    change


  See Also:
    pin down     narrow down     specialize     specialise     narrow     narrow down


  Opposite of:
    widen


4. narrow  (verb) 
become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers"

  Also known as: specialize, specialise, narrow down


  More Specific:
overspecialize / overspecialise - become overly specialized


  More Generic:
    change     alter     vary


  Opposite of:
    diversify     branch out     broaden     diversify     branch out     broaden


5. narrow  (verb) 
define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"



  More Specific:
concretize - make something concrete


  More Generic:
    determine


6. narrow  (adj) 
lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"

  Also known as: narrow-minded


  See Also:
    narrow


  Similar:
    close-minded     closed-minded     dogmatic     dogmatical     illiberal     intolerant     opinionated     opinionative     self-opinionated     petty     small-minded


  Opposite of:
    broad-minded


7. narrow  (s) 
characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"

  Also known as: minute


  Similar:
    careful


8. narrow  (s) 
limited in size or scope; "the narrow sense of a word"



  Similar:
    limited


9. narrow  (adj) 
not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page"



  Adjective(s):
    width     breadth
  See Also:
    limited     narrow-minded     narrow     thin


  Similar:
    constricting     constrictive     narrowing     narrowed     slender     thin     strait     straplike     tapered     tapering     narrowing


  Opposite of:
    wide     broad


10. narrow  (adj) 
very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape"



  Similar:
    bare(a)     marginal


  Opposite of:
    wide


 

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