Definition for NAR'ROW

NAR'ROW, v.t.

  1. To lessen the breadth of; to contract. A government, by alienating the affections of the people, may be said to narrow its bottom. Temple.
  2. To contract in extent; as, to narrow one's influence; to narrow the faculties or capacity.
  3. To draw into a smaller compass; to contract; to limit; to confine; as, to narrow our views or knowledge; to narrow a question in discussion.
  4. In knitting, to contract the size of a stocking by taking two stitches into one.

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