Hindi translation of 'narrow'
narrow /ˈnærəʊ ˈनैरअउ/
Word forms: narrower, narrowest, narrows, narrowing, narrowed
Something that is narrow measures a very small distance from one side to the other, especially compared to its length or height.
Her bed was too narrow and too firm.
She had long, narrow feet.
a narrow gap/street/strip/road/lane/corridor/passageway
a narrow channel/river/valley/opening
SIMILAR WORDSthin, slender
narrowness uncountable noun
...the narrowness of the river mouth.
2. intransitive verb
If something narrows, it becomes less wide.
संकरा हो जाना
संकीर्ण हो जाना
संकुचित हो जाना
The wide path narrows before crossing a stream.
a gap/gulf narrows
a valley/canyon/river narrows
a narrowing artery/airway
SIMILAR WORDSconstrict, contract
If you describe someone's ideas, attitudes, or beliefs as narrow, you disapprove of them because they are not imaginative but are old-fashioned or very strict, and often ignore the more important aspects of a situation.
It was a narrow and old-fashioned view of family life.
narrowness uncountable noun
...the narrowness of their opinions.
4. transitive or intransitive verb
If something narrows, or if you narrow it, its extent, range, or scope becomes smaller.
कम करना/कम होना
सीमित करना/सीमित होना
संकुचित करना/संकुचित होना
The EU and America narrowed their political differences.
narrowing uncountable noun
...a narrowing of the gap between rich and poor.
If you have a narrow victory, you succeed in winning but only by a small amount.
बहुत कम अंतर से जीतना
बड़ी कठिन जीत हासिल करना
Mr Kerry won the debate by a narrow margin.
बहुत कम अंतर या फासले से
She narrowly failed to win enough votes.
6. adjective before noun
If you have a narrow escape, something unpleasant nearly happens to you.
बाल-बाल बचने वाला [वाली] (हादसा या घटना)
Five firemen narrowly escaped death.
If you narrow down a range of things, you reduce the number of things included in it.
I've narrowed the list down to twenty-three.
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Example Sentences Including 'narrow'
She broke from the crowd at the entrance and made her way to the narrow stairs leading to the gallery.TREASON KEEP (2001)
R'shiel glanced at Denjon, who pointed to the narrow pallet at the far end of the tent.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Within the parameters of our narrow existence, this should give me some pleasure.CHAMELEON (2002)
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'narrow' in Other Languages
- Arabic: ضَيِّقٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: estreito estreita
- Chinese: 狭窄的
- Croatian: uzak uska, usko
- Czech: úzký
- Danish: smal
- Dutch: smal
- European Spanish: estrecho estrecha
- Finnish: kapea
- French: étroit
- German: eng
- Greek: στενός στενή
- Italian: stretto stretta
- Japanese: 狭い
- Korean: 좁은
- Norwegian: smal
- Polish: wąski wąska
- Portuguese: estreito estreita
- Romanian: îngust îngust, îngustă, înguști, înguste
- Russian: узкий узкая
- Spanish: estrecho estrecha
- Swedish: smal smalt
- Thai: แคบ
- Turkish: dar
- Ukrainian: вузький
- Vietnamese: chật hẹp
Translation of narrow from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary