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

synonyms for narrower

  • 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
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antonyms for narrower

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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 narrower in a sentence

I turned right into a narrow street, went along it about fifty yards, and paused where it was crossed by a still narrower alley.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
As the ill-assorted pair advanced, the streets they traversed seemed to grow narrower and dirtier.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
They soon reached a narrower part of the cave, with a screen of rough planks running across it.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
He reserved, of course, a passageway to his own door, narrower or wider according to the circumstances.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
The river gradually became narrower and more tortuous as we approached its head waters.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Of the two broader sides one was concave, the other convex; while of the narrower sides one was flat and the other indented.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
The circle drew nearer, then retired; grew narrower, and then spread wide again.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The same observed instances which proved the narrower truth, proved as much of the wider one as corresponded to it.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Some tribes dig a pit, about ten yards deep, four or five wide, and narrower at the mouth than the base.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
Burns walked on at a rapid stride with which Chester, shorter-legged and narrower-chested, found it difficult to keep up.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
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