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NARROW

(adj., noun, adj.sat, verb)

Definitions

There are 10 meanings of the word Narrow.

How to pronounce narrow:

US

Narrow - as an adjective

Not wide

Example: "A narrow bridge"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)
wide8

Lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view

Example: "A brilliant but narrow-minded judge"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
narrow-minded

Very limited in degree

Example: "Won by a narrow margin"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)
wide8

Narrow - as a noun

A narrow strait connecting two bodies of water

Narrow - as an adjective satellite

Limited in extent or scope

Example: "The narrow sense of a word"

Characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

Example: "A minute inspection of the grounds"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
minute8

Narrow - as a verb

Make or become more narrow or restricted

Example: "The selection was narrowed"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
contract12
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
change12
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)
Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)
widen9

Define clearly

Example: "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
nail downnarrow downpeg downpin downspecify17
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
determine12
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Become more focused on an area of activity or field of study

Example: "She specializes in near eastern history"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
narrow downspecialise14specialize23
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
alter5change12vary10
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Become tight or as if tight

Example: "Her throat constricted"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
constrict13constringe13
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
tighten11
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"The road was too narrow for two cars to pass."
"She has a narrow waist and wide hips."
"The bookshelf is too narrow to fit all the books."
"He has a narrow understanding of the subject."
"The narrow path led us through the dense forest."
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Word Game Points

Is NARROW a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, narrow is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

NARROW has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is NARROW a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, narrow is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
NARROW has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is NARROW a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, narrow is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
NARROW has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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