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See definition of narrow on Dictionary.com
  • adj.confined, restricted
  • adj.intolerant, small-minded
  • adj.cheap, stingy
  • verbreduce, simplify

synonyms for narrow

  • cramped
  • definite
  • limited
  • precarious
  • precise
  • slender
  • slim
  • small
  • thin
  • tight
  • attenuated
  • circumscribed
  • close
  • compressed
  • confining
  • constricted
  • contracted
  • exclusive
  • fine
  • fixed
  • near
  • pent
  • pinched
  • scant
  • scanty
  • select
  • set
  • shrunken
  • spare
  • strait
  • taper
  • tapered
  • tapering
  • determinate
  • exiguous
  • incapacious
  • linear
  • meager
  • paltry
  • threadlike
See also synonyms for: narrowed / narrowing / narrows
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antonyms for narrow

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  • fat
  • free
  • giving
  • imprecise
  • indefinite
  • inexact
  • loose
  • open
  • strong
  • unlimited
  • away
  • far
  • poor
  • thick
  • unfixed
  • accepting
  • broad
  • broad-minded
  • generous
  • liberal
  • spendthrift
  • tolerant
  • unconfined
  • unrestricted
  • wasting
  • wide
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How to use narrow in a sentence

Even those who were in the Capitol that day had only a narrow sense of what happened.
I WAS SKEPTICAL OF DEMOCRATS PURSUING A SECOND IMPEACHMENT. I WAS WRONG.KAREN TUMULTYFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH UPDATE REDUCES DUPLICATE IMAGE RESULTSBARRY SCHWARTZFEBRUARY 11, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
As we noted earlier, the research subjects — college students and MTurk users — they represent narrow slices of the population.
CAN I ASK YOU A RIDICULOUSLY PERSONAL QUESTION? (EP. 451)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Her terror is played out for entertainment, whether that means a narrow escape or a bloody death.
CAPITOL RIOTERS SEARCHED FOR NANCY PELOSI IN A WAY THAT SHOULD MAKE EVERY WOMAN’S SKIN CRAWLMONICA HESSEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I think that on both sides of the aisle, you see these entrenched politicians, this entrenched political class who have a very narrow viewpoint of how the world should act.
WHEN MADISON CAWTHORN FELT ‘INVISIBLE’EUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 9, 2021OZY
The ascent switches back and forth via narrow stone stairways, iron rungs, and one-foot-wide ledges, with nothing but a length of rebar between you and the drop-off.
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Stunted trees dotted the rocky slope below as we crested the steep runout of an avalanche path and climbed in lazy circles about 300 feet above a narrow bench in the terrain.
AFTER THE CRASH, THEY SAID I WAS FINE. I WASN'T.ERIN TIERNEYFEBRUARY 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
When a big, slow-moving coastal storm blows up to our northeast, our snowfall is dependent on narrow bands that wrap around it.
HOW AN IMPERFECT SNOWSTORM FORECAST TURNED OUT MOSTLY RIGHTJASON SAMENOWFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The new algorithms searched every possible combination of solutions within the narrower interval.
TETRAHEDRON SOLUTIONS FINALLY PROVED DECADES AFTER COMPUTER SEARCHKEVIN HARTNETTFEBRUARY 2, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
They eventually narrowed Wisconsin’s lead to three but never got closer.
MARYLAND’S NCAA TOURNAMENT HOPES WILL REST ON A STRONG SECOND HALF AND THOSE THREE ROAD WINSEMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO NARROW

  • abbreviate
  • abstract
  • blue pencil
  • chop
  • clip
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • cut
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminish
  • downsize
  • lessen
  • limit
  • narrow
  • put in nutshell
  • reduce
  • restrict
  • slash
  • snip
  • summarize
  • trim
  • truncate
  • endured
  • narrow
  • produced
  • rode
  • tolerated
  • toted
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