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Synonyms for narrow

Synonyms for (noun) narrow

Synonyms: narrow Definition: a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water

Similar words: strait, sound Definition: a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

Synonyms for (verb) narrow

Synonyms: narrow, constrict, constringe Definition: become tight or as if tight Usage: Her throat constricted

Similar words: tighten Definition: become tight or tighter Usage: The rope tightened

Synonyms: contract, narrow Definition: make or become more narrow or restricted Usage: The selection was narrowed; The road narrowed

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: narrow, narrow down, specialise, specialize Definition: become more focus on an area of activity or field of study Usage: She specializes in Near Eastern history

Similar words: vary, change, alter Definition: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence Usage: her mood changes in accordance with the weather; The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

Synonyms: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow, narrow down, specify Definition: define clearly Usage: I cannot narrow down the rules for this game

Similar words: determine Definition: fix in scope; fix the boundaries of Usage: the tree determines the border of the property

Synonyms for (adjective) narrow

Synonyms: narrow, narrow-minded Definition: lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view Usage: a brilliant but narrow-minded judge; narrow opinions

Similar words: close-minded, closed-minded Definition: not ready to receive to new ideas

Similar words: dogmatic, dogmatical Definition: characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

Similar words: illiberal, intolerant Definition: narrow-minded about cherished opinions

Similar words: opinionated, opinionative, self-opinionated Definition: obstinate in your opinions

Similar words: small-minded, petty Definition: contemptibly narrow in outlook Usage: petty little comments; disgusted with their small-minded pettiness

Synonyms: minute, narrow Definition: characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination Usage: a minute inspection of the grounds; a narrow scrutiny; an exact and minute report

Similar words: careful Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior

Synonyms: narrow Definition: limited in size or scope Usage: the narrow sense of a word

Similar words: limited Definition: small in range or scope Usage: limited war; a limited success; a limited circle of friends

Synonyms: narrow Definition: not wide Usage: a narrow bridge; a narrow line across the page

Similar words: narrowing, constricting, constrictive Definition: (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom

Similar words: narrowed Definition: reduced in size as by squeezing together Usage: his narrowed eyes

Similar words: narrow-mouthed Definition: having a narrow mouth

Similar words: thin, slender Definition: very narrow Usage: a thin line across the page

Similar words: strait Definition: narrow Usage: strait is the gate

Similar words: straplike Definition: long and narrow like a strap Usage: straplike leaves

Similar words: tapered, tapering, narrowing Definition: becoming gradually narrower Usage: long tapering fingers; trousers with tapered legs

Synonyms: narrow Definition: very limited in degree Usage: won by a narrow margin; a narrow escape

Similar words: marginal, bare Definition: just barely adequate or within a lower limit Usage: a bare majority; a marginal victory