|1.||[ adjective ] not wide|
"a narrow bridge" "a narrow line across the page"
|Related terms:||wide slender narrowed constricting straplike strait tapered limited thin narrow-minded width|
|2.||[ verb ] make or become more narrow or restricted|
"The selection was narrowed" "The road narrowed"
|Related terms:||widen change bottleneck taper_off specialize pin_down contraction|
|3.||[ adjective ] limited in size or scope|
"the narrow sense of a word"
|4.||[ verb ] become more special|
|Synonyms:||specialize specialise narrow_down|
"We specialize in dried flowers"
|Related terms:||diversify change overspecialize|
|5.||[ verb ] become tight or as if tight|
"Her throat constricted"
|Related terms:||tighten strangulate astringe narrowing|
|6.||[ adjective ] lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view|
"a brilliant but narrow-minded judge" "narrow opinions"
|Related terms:||broad-minded dogmatic opinionated little close-minded illiberal close-minded|
|7.||[ verb ] define clearly|
|Synonyms:||pin_down specify narrow_down nail_down peg_down|
"I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"
|Related terms:||determine concretize specifier|
|8.||[ adjective ] very limited in degree|
"won by a narrow margin" "a narrow escape"
|Related terms:||wide bare|
|9.||[ adjective ] characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination|
"a minute inspection of the grounds" "a narrow scrutiny" "an exact and minute report"
|10.||[ noun ] (nautical,geography) a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water|
|Related terms:||channel strait Verrazano_Narrows|