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narrow meaning and definition

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Definition of narrow (noun)

  1. a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water


Definition of narrow (verb)

  1. make or become more narrow or restricted
    • "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
    • synonyms: contract
    • antonym: widen
  2. define clearly
  3. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
  4. become tight or as if tight

NARROW adjective

Definition of narrow (adjective)

  1. not wide
    • "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page"
    • antonym: broad
  2. limited in size or scope
    • "the narrow sense of a word"
  3. lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
  4. very limited in degree
    • "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape"
    • antonym: wide
  5. characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
    • "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"
    • synonyms: minute
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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