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Narrow

Synonyms for narrow:

Sense 3

conventional, conservative, provincial, rigid, insular.

Sense 4

confining, across, local.

Sense 6

flare, collapse, snug.

biased

prejudiced.

contract

constringe.

decrease

taper.

directional

one-way.

fine

capillary.

hazardous

hairbreadth.

limit

delimitate.

lineal

linear.

overnice

prudish.

parsimonious

stingy.

stubborn

wrongheaded.

close (adjective)

neck and neck.

confined, restricted (adjective)

fine, tapered, tight, linear, confining, circumscribed, small, slim, close, thin, cramped, determinate, slender, limited, strait, tapering, meager, scanty, taper, paltry, set, definite.

intolerant, small-minded (adjective)

dogmatic, parochial, conservative, conventional, illiberal, inflexible, hidebound, narrow-minded, obdurate, bigoted, reactionary, prejudiced.

limited (adjective)

limited.

little (adjective)

few, minute, low, short, paltry, little, succinct, small, compact, delicate, puny, brief, diminutive, concise, meager, scanty.

narrow (adjective)

fine, thin, cramped, scrawny, lean, tight, slender, willowy, skeletal, skinny, lanky, slim, tenuous.

narrow-minded (adjective)

insular, little.

small (adjective)

two-by-four.

stingy (adjective)

close.

unoriginal (adjective)

conventional.

Sense 3 (noun)

closed, bloody-minded, rigid, stubborn, inflexible.

Sense 7 (noun)

local, insular, small town, provincial.

narrow (noun)

bare, self-opinionated, narrow down, pin down, small-minded, narrow-minded, specify, narrowing, illiberal, petty, constringe, dogmatical, intolerant, slender, limited, contract, closed-minded, careful, straplike, tapered, peg down, narrowed, minute, dogmatic, constrict, constricting, marginal, strait, nail down, opinionated, thin, tapering, close-minded, opinionative, constrictive.

change (verb)

contract.

narrow (verb)

slenderize, tighten.

reduce, simplify (verb)

contract, constrict, tighten, limit.

Usage examples for narrow:

  • He stood in a long and narrow hall. - "The Gray Phantom's Return", Herman Landon.
  • Greg Holmes had taken to the narrow river. - "The High School Boys' Training Hike", H. Irving Hancock.
  • The road was narrow and dark, an unknown way. - "Northland Heroes", Florence Holbrook.

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