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Found 4 items, similar to narrow.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: narrow sempit
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: narrow ciut, cupat, genting, memperciut, menciutkan, menyempit, menyempitkan, sempit
English → English (WordNet) Definition: narrow narrow adj 1: not wide; “a narrow bridge”; “a narrow line across the page” [ant: wide] 2: limited in size or scope; “the narrow sense of a word” 3: lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; “a brilliant but narrow-minded judge”; “narrow opinions” [syn: narrow-minded] [ant: broad-minded] 4: very limited in degree; “won by a narrow margin”; “a narrow escape” [ant: wide] 5: characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; “a minute inspection of the grounds”; “a narrow scrutiny”; “an exact and minute report” [syn: minute] narrow v 1: make or become more narrow or restricted; “The selection was narrowed”; “The road narrowed” [syn: contract] [ant: widen] 2: define clearly; “I cannot narrow down the rules for this game” [syn: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down , specify] 3: become more special; “We specialize in dried flowers” [syn: specialize, specialise, narrow down] [ant: diversify, diversify] 4: become tight or as if tight; “Her throat constricted” [syn: constrict, constringe] narrow n : a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
English → English (gcide) Definition: Narrow Narrow \Nar"row\, n.; pl. Narrows. A narrow passage; esp., a contracted part of a stream, lake, or sea; a strait connecting two bodies of water; -- usually in the plural; as, The Narrows of New York harbor. [1913 Webster] Near the island lay on one side the jaws of a dangerous narrow. --Gladstone. [1913 Webster] Narrow \Nar"row\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Narrowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Narrowing.] [AS. nearwian.] 1. To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a smaller compass; to reduce the width or extent of. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. To contract the reach or sphere of; to make less liberal or more selfish; to limit; to confine; to restrict; as, to narrow one's views or knowledge; to narrow a question in discussion. [1913 Webster] Our knowledge is much more narrowed if we confine ourselves to our own solitary reasonings. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. (Knitting) To contract the size of, as a stocking, by taking two stitches into one. [1913 Webster] Narrow \Nar"row\ (n[a^]r"r[-o]), a. [Compar. Narrower (n[a^]r"r[-o]*[~e]r); superl. Narrowest.] [OE. narwe, naru, AS. nearu; akin to OS. naru, naro.] 1. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; having little distance from side to side; as, a narrow board; a narrow street; a narrow hem. [1913 Webster] Hath passed in safety through the narrow seas. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Of little extent; very limited; circumscribed. [1913 Webster] The Jews were but a small nation, and confined to a narrow compass in the world. --Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster] 3. Having but a little margin; having barely sufficient space, time, or number, etc.; close; near[5]; -- with special reference to some peril or misfortune; as, a narrow shot; a narrow escape; a narrow miss; a narrow majority. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. Limited as to means; straitened; pinching; as, narrow circumstances. [1913 Webster] 5. Contracted; of limited scope; illiberal; bigoted; as, a narrow mind; narrow views. “A narrow understanding.” --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 6. Parsimonious; niggardly; covetous; selfish. [1913 Webster] A very narrow and stinted charity. --Smalridge. [1913 Webster] 7. Scrutinizing in detail; close; accurate; exact. [1913 Webster] But first with narrow search I must walk round This garden, and no corner leave unspied. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 8. (Phon.) Formed (as a vowel) by a close position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate; or (according to Bell) by a tense condition of the pharynx; -- distinguished from wide; as [=e] ([=e]ve) and [=oo] (f[=oo]d), etc., from [i^] ([i^]ll) and [oo^] (f[oo^]t), etc. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect]13. [1913 Webster] Note: Narrow is not unfrequently prefixed to words, especially to participles and adjectives, forming compounds of obvious signification; as, narrow-bordered, narrow-brimmed, narrow-breasted, narrow-edged, narrow-faced, narrow-headed, narrow-leaved, narrow-pointed, narrow-souled, narrow-sphered, etc. [1913 Webster] Narrow gauge. (Railroad) See Note under Gauge, n., 6. [1913 Webster] Narrow \Nar"row\, v. i. 1. To become less broad; to contract; to become narrower; as, the sea narrows into a strait. [1913 Webster] 2. (Man.) Not to step out enough to the one hand or the other; as, a horse narrows. --Farrier's Dict. [1913 Webster] 3. (Knitting) To contract the size of a stocking or other knit article, by taking two stitches into one. [1913 Webster]


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