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Overview of noun narrowing

The noun narrowing has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) narrowing

(an instance of becoming narrow)

2. narrowing

(a decrease in width)

3. narrowing

(the act of making something narrower)


Overview of verb narrow

The verb narrow has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (2) narrow, contract

(make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed")

2. (1) pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify

(define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game")

3. (1) specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow down

(become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; "She specializes in Near Eastern history")

4. (1) constrict, constringe, narrow

(become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted")


Overview of adj narrowing

The adj narrowing has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tapered, tapering, narrowing

(becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs")

2. constricting, constrictive, narrowing

((of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom)

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