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Adjective: narrowed  ner-owd [N. Amer], na-rowd [Brit]
  1. Reduced in size as by squeezing together
    "his narrowed eyes"
  2. Made narrow; limited in breadth
    "narrowed arteries impair blood circulation"; "a narrowed view of the world"
Verb: narrow  ner-ow [N. Amer], na-row [Brit]
  1. Make or become more narrow or restricted
    "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed";
    - contract, neck
  2. Define clearly
    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game";
    - pin down, peg down [informal], nail down, narrow down, specify
  3. Become more focused on an area of activity or field of study
    - specialize, specialise [Brit], narrow down
  4. Become tight or as if tight
    "Her throat narrowed";
    - constrict, constringe

See also: constricted, narrow

Type of: alter, change, determine, tighten, vary

Antonym: widen

Encyclopedia: Narrow