Contracted; of restricted scope; illiberal; bigoted
Parsimonious; niggardly; covetous; selfish.
examining in detail; close; accurate; exact.
Formed (as a vowel) by a close position of some the main tongue pertaining to the palate; or (according to Bell) by a tense condition of the pharynx; -- distinguished from broad; as ē (ēve) and � (f�d), etc., from ĭ (ĭll) and � (f�t), etc. See help guide to Pronunciation, §13.
lacking tolerance or versatility or breadth of view
not a lot of in degree
described as painstaking treatment and step-by-step examination
an integral part of little width, as a pass through hills.
A body of liquid with little width that connects two larger figures of liquid.
an integral part of a river or an ocean present that is not broad.
A narrow passageway; esp., a contracted section of a stream, lake, or water; a strait linking two bodies of liquid; -- frequently in the plural.
A strait; a narrow passageway through a mountain, or a narrow channel of water between one sea or lake and another; a sound; any contracted element of a navigable river or harbor: made use of mainly within the plural: because, the Narrows on entrance of New York harbor.
A contracted element of an ocean present: often in the plural: since, the narrows of Gulf Stream at south point of Florida.
plural In coal-mining, roadways or galleries driven at right angles to drifts, and smaller than these in area.
Of little width or breadth; measuring reasonably little from side to side; not large or wide: as, a narrow station or passage; a narrow ribbon.
minimal as to level, sources, suggests, sentiment, emotional view, range, specific personality, or practices, etc.
Straitened; restricted; impoverished: as, narrow lot of money.
Contracted; lacking breadth or liberality of view; illiberal; bigoted.
Niggardly; avaricious; covetous.
Close; bare; so small or close concerning be nearly inadequate; scarcely sufficient: as, a narrow majority or escape (which, many therefore tiny or an escape so close as nearly to fail of being a big part or a getaway).
Close; near; precise; examining; cautious; min.
limited or brief, with reference to time.
Synonyms and Cramped, pinched, scanty, suggest.
to help make narrow or developed; reduce in breadth or scope: since, to narrow a person's world of activity.
particularly In knitting, to reduce the amount of stitches of: in opposition to widen: as, to slim a stocking on toe.
to be narrow, virtually or figuratively.
inside manège, to simply take not as much as the correct surface in going, or bear completely insufficiently towards one-hand or even the other: stated of a horse.
In knitting, to reduce the amount of stitches, either by knitting two together or by falling one and binding it on the next: as, whenever you get to this point you have to narrow.