Hindi translation of narrow
narrowPowered by COBUILD /ˈnærəʊ ˈनैरअउ/
Word forms: narrower, narrowest, narrows, narrowing, narrowed
Definitions and Translations
Something that is narrow measures a very small distance from one side to the other, especially compared to its length or height.संकरा[संकरी]पतला[पतली]संकीर्णतंग ⇒ 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
Derived formsnarrowness uncountable nounसंकरापन mnसंकीर्णता nfतंगी nf ⇒ ...the narrowness of the river mouth.
2. intransitive verb
If something narrows, it becomes less wide.सिकुड़ जानासंकरा हो जानासंकीर्ण हो जानासंकुचित हो जाना ⇒ The wide path narrows before crossing a stream. ⇒ a gap/gulf narrows ⇒ a valley/canyon/river narrows ⇒ a narrowing artery/airway ⇒ narrow significantly/considerably
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.संकुचितअनुदारसंकीर्णअसहिष्णु ⇒ It was a narrow and old-fashioned view of family life.
Derived formsnarrowness uncountable nounसंकीर्णता nfअनुदारता nfअसहिष्णुता nf ⇒ ...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.घटाना/घटनाकम करना/कम होनासीमित करना/सीमित होनासंकुचित करना/संकुचित होना ⇒ The EU and America narrowed their political differences.
Derived formsnarrowing uncountable nounकमी nfसंकुचन mnघटाव mn ⇒ ...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 जीतनाबड़ी कठिन जीत हासिल करना ⇒ Mr Kerry won the debate by a narrow margin.
Derived formsnarrowly adverbबहुत 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)
Derived formsnarrowly adverbबाल-बाल ⇒ Five firemen narrowly escaped death.
If you narrow down a range of things, you reduce the number of things included in it.छोटा करनाकम करनासीमित करनाघटाना ⇒ 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