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  Words related to narrow

Related / Similar Words: constrict, constringe, contract, specialize, specialise, narrow down, pin down, peg down, nail down, specify, narrow-minded, minute

 

Definition:
  • a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water;
  • become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted";
  • make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed";
  • become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers";
  • define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game";
  • lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions";
  • characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report";
  • limited in size or scope; "the narrow sense of a word";
  • not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page";
  • very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape";

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    See Also: pin down, narrow down, specialize, specialise, limited, narrow-minded, thin

     

    Hyponyms: Verrazano Narrows, astringe, strangulate, bottleneck, taper off, overspecialize, overspecialise, concretize

     

    Attributes: width, breadth

     

    Derivational Morphology: contract, narrowing, constriction, bottleneck, chokepoint, coarctation, contraction, specifier

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: նեղ   Bosnian: uski  
    Bulgarian: тесен   Chinese: 窄的  
    Danish: snæver   Dutch: nauw  
    Finnish: kapea   French: étroit  
    German: eng   Hungarian: szűk  
    Icelandic: þröngur   Italian: stretto  
    Japanese: 狭い   Korean: 좁은  
    Lithuanian: siauras   Polish: wąski  
    Portuguese: estreito   Romanian: strâmt  
    Russian: узкий   Slovene: ozek  
    Spanish: estrecho   Swedish: trång  
    Telugu: ఇరుకైన  
     
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