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