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Meaning of narrow

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the
             page" [ant: {broad}, {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}, {narrow}] [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}]
      n 1: a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
      v 1: make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection
           was narrowed"; "The road narrowed" [syn: {narrow},
           {contract}] [ant: {widen}]
      2: define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this
         game" [syn: {pin down}, {peg down}, {nail down}, {narrow
         down}, {narrow}, {specify}]
      3: become more focus on an area of activity or field of study;
         "She specializes in Near Eastern history" [syn: {specialize},
         {specialise}, {narrow}, {narrow down}] [ant: {branch out},
         {broaden}, {diversify}]
      4: become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted" [syn:
         {constrict}, {constringe}, {narrow}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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