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Dictionary definition for: Narrow

1. (n) a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water

2. (v) make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed" "The road narrowed"

3. (a) not wide; "a narrow bridge" "a narrow line across the page"

4. (v) define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

5. (s) limited in size or scope; "the narrow sense of a word"

6. (v) become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers"

7. (a) lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge" "narrow opinions"

8. (v) become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"

9. (a) very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin" "a narrow escape"

10. (s) characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds" "a narrow scrutiny" "an exact and minute report"

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