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narrow

adjective

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1 being of less than usual width
  • found a narrow opening in the fence that he was able to squeeze through

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4 showing little difference in the standing of the competitors
  • a narrow gubernatorial contest, the outcome of which may depend upon a handful of votes

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5 unwilling to grant other people social rights or to accept other viewpoints
  • tried to convince the narrow members of her family that there are many paths to a successful career that don't involve getting a university degree

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narrow

noun

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as in bay, creek

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narrow

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of narrow (Entry 3 of 3)

as in squeeze, tighten

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The first known use of narrow was before the 12th century

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“Narrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/narrow. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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