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Definitions of narrow

  1. become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. limited in size or scope; "the narrow sense of a word" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; having little distance from side to side; as, a narrow board; a narrow street; a narrow hem. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Of little extent; very limited; circumscribed. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Limited as to means; straitened; pinching; as, narrow circumstances. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Contracted; of limited scope; illiberal; bigoted; as, a narrow mind; narrow views. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Parsimonious; niggardly; covetous; selfish. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Scrutinizing in detail; close; accurate; exact. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Formed (as a vowel) by a close position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate; or (according to Bell) by a tense condition of the pharynx; -- distinguished from wide; as e (eve) and / (f/d), etc., from i (ill) and / (f/t), etc. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 13. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a smaller compass; to reduce the width or extent of. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. To contract the reach or sphere of; to make less liberal or more selfish; to limit; to confine; to restrict; as, to narrow one's views or knowledge; to narrow a question in discussion. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. To contract the size of, as a stocking, by taking two stitches into one. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. To become less broad; to contract; to become narrower; as, the sea narrows into a strait. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Not to step out enough to the one hand or the other; as, a horse narrows. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. To contract the size of a stocking or other knit article, by taking two stitches into one. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Having but a little margin; having barely sufficient space, time, or number, etc.; close; near; - with special reference to some peril or misfortune; as, a narrow shot; a narrow escape; a narrow majority. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A narrow passage; esp., a contracted part of a stream, lake, or sea; a strait connecting two bodies of water; - usually in the plural; as, The Narrows of New York harbor. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Of little breadth or width; limited; straitened; as, narrow circumstances; lacking broadness of view; close; near. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. To lessen the breadth or extent of; contract; restrict. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. To become less broad. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. A strait; a narrow passage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Narrowness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Of little breadth or extent: limited: contracted in mind: bigoted: not liberal: selfish: within a small distance: close: accurate: careful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. (oftener used in the pl.) A narrow passage, channel, or strait. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  33. To make narrow: to contract or confine. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. To become narrow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  35. NARROWLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. Having little breadth or extent; illiberal; close. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  37. To make narrow. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  38. To make or grow narrow. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  39. Having little distance from side to side; limited; illiberal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. A narrow passage; strait. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. Narrow minded. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  42. N. mindedness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  43. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; very limited; straitened; covetous; contracted; not liberal; near; close; scrutinizing; barely sufficient to avoid evil. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  44. A narrow or contracted passage; a strait. Narrow cloths, those which are under thirty-two inches wide those above that width being called broad cloths. Narrow gauge, when the rails are placed 4ft. 8 1/2 in, apart. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  45. To lessen the breadth of; to contract in extent; to draw into a smaller compass; to confine. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  46. To become less broad: to contract; not to take ground enough, said of a horse. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  47. Not broad or wide; having little distance from side to side; close; near; contracted; straitened; contracted in mind; bigoted; not liberal; scrutinising. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  48. To contract; to lessen the breadth of; to limit; to confine. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  49. Having but a little margin; having barely sufficient space, time, or number, etc.; close; near; -- with special reference to some peril or misfortune; as, a narrow shot; a narrow escape; a narrow majority. mso.anu.edu.au
  50. A narrow passage; esp., a contracted part of a stream, lake, or sea; a strait connecting two bodies of water; -- usually in the plural; as, The Narrows of New York harbor. mso.anu.edu.au
  51. nar'[=o], adj. of little breadth: of small extent from side to side: limited: contracted in mind: bigoted: not liberal: selfish: within a small distance: almost too small: close: accurate: careful.--n. (oftener used in the pl.) a narrow passage, channel, or strait.--v.t. to make narrow: to contract or confine.--v.i. to become narrow: to reduce the number of stitches in knitting.--adj. NARR'OW-GAUGE, denoting a railroad of less width than 4 ft. 8½ in.--n. NARR'OWING, the act of making less in breadth: the state of being contracted: the part of anything which is made narrower.--adv. NARR'OWLY.--adj. NARR'OW-MIND'ED, of a narrow or illiberal mind.--ns. NARR'OW-MIND'EDNESS; NARR'OWNESS.--adjs. NARR'OW-PRY'ING (Shak.), scrutinising closely, inquisitive; NARR'OW-SOULED, illiberal.--NARROW CLOTH, cloth, esp. woollen, of less than 54 inches in width; NARROW WORK, in mining, the making of passages, air-shafts, &c. [A.S. nearu; not conn. with near, but prob. with nerve, snare.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  52. Of small width in proportion to length, wanting in breadth, constricted, (the n. way, righteousness see Matt. vii. 14; n. vowels, made with tongue& uvula tense); of small size, confined or confining, (the n. bed, cell, house, grave; within n. bounds &c.); of limited scope, restricted, (in the narrowest sense; n. circumstances, poverty); with little margin (a n. majority, escape); lacking in breadth of view or sympathy, illiberal, prejudiced, exclusive, selfcentred, whence narrow-minded a., narrow-mindedly adv., narrow-mindedness n.; searching, precise, exact, (after a n. examination); n. cloth, under 52 in., of single width usu. about a yard; n. goods, ribbons, braid, &c.; n. GAUGE on railway, any of less than 4ft 8 1/2 in. (formerly, the gauge of 4ft 8 1/2in.); n. seas, English& Irish channels; hence narrowish a., narrowly adv., narrowness n. (N., usu. pl.) n. part of a sound, strait, river, pass, or street. (Vb) make or become narrower, diminish, lessen, contract. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  53. n. Of little breadth; not wide or broad;- having little lateral distance;- small in extent; confined; limited; circumscribed;- contracted; illiberal; bigoted;- covetous; niggardly; ungenerous; near; within a small distance;- close; barely sufficient;- minute; accurate; scrutinizing. Cabinet Dictionary

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