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Synonyms of narrow in English:


  • 1 the path became narrower and more overgrown
    small, tapered, tapering, narrowing, narrow-gauged
    archaic strait
    [Antonyms] wide, broad
  • 2 he slid his arm around her narrow waist
    [Antonyms] broad
  • 3 he eased himself out of the narrow space
    confined, cramped, tight, close, restricted, limited, constricted, confining, pinched, squeezed, meagre, scant, scanty, spare
    rare incommodious, exiguous, incapacious
    [Antonyms] spacious
  • 4 a narrow range of products her experience of life was very narrow
    limited, restricted, circumscribed, straitened, small, inadequate, insufficient, deficient, lacking, wanting;
    select, exclusive
    [Antonyms] wide, broad
  • 5 a narrow view of the world See narrow-minded
  • 6 this is nationalism in the narrowest sense of the word
    strict, literal, exact, precise, close, faithful, true
  • 7 a narrow victory a narrow escape
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  • the path narrowed and we had to proceed in single file it narrowed the gap between rich and poor
    get/become/make narrower, get/become/make smaller, taper, diminish, decrease, reduce, contract, shrink, constrict
    archaic straiten
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