narrow

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narrow is part of the Basic English 850.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
narrow

Comparative
narrower

Superlative
narrowest

  1. If something is narrow, it is not wide; it is thin.
    The bridge was narrow.
    She has a narrow waist.
  2. If something is narrow, it is limited.
    He has a narrow knowledge of math.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
narrow

Third-person singular
narrows

Past tense
narrowed

Past participle
narrowed

Present participle
narrowing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If something is narrowed, it becomes thinner; it becomes narrower.
    He narrowed his eyes in anger.
    The road narrows near the lake.

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