Antonyms for narrow down
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : nar-oh|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnær oʊ|
Definition of narrow downOrigin :
- Old English nearu "narrow, constricted, limited; petty; causing difficulty, oppressive; strict, severe," from West Germanic *narwaz "narrowness" (cf. Frisian nar, Old Saxon naru, Middle Dutch nare, Dutch naar); not found in other Germanic languages and of unknown origin. The narrow seas (c.1400) were the waters between Great Britain and the continent and Ireland. Related: Narrowness.
- As in peter : verb decrease
- As in decrease : verb grow less or make less
- Neither did it narrow down his interests to the sordid goal to which he aspired.
- Extract from : « Command » by William McFee
- Begin at an outside circle and narrow down as you reach the camp-huts.
- Extract from : « Girl Scouts at Dandelion Camp » by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
- We were never meant to narrow down to the circle of the home, in our thoughts at least.
- Extract from : « A Word to Women » by Mrs. C. E. Humphry
- We'll be ready for him where the valley's narrow down there.
- Extract from : « The Seventh Man » by Max Brand
- A cast of three or four of the best of these impressions will narrow down the circle of our investigations.
- Extract from : « The Mystery of the Downs » by John R. Watson
- Broadly speaking, there are but two economic classes and the ultimate struggle will narrow down to two political parties.
- Extract from : « Labor and Freedom » by Eugene V. Debs
- The Post Office Directory and your own observation will narrow down the inquiry considerably.
- Extract from : « The Albert Gate Mystery » by Louis Tracy
- Two newly-discovered creeds help us greatly to narrow down the limits of the problem.
- Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6 » by Various
- But I have a dawning idea of a method by which we shall be enabled to narrow down this enquiry.
- Extract from : « Bat Wing » by Sax Rohmer
- But I expected you to narrow down the number of combinations possible by making a different sort of a fool of yourself every time.
- Extract from : « Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son » by George Horace Lorimer
Synonyms for narrow down
- calm down
- cut down
- die down
- drop off
- dry up
- fall off
- let up
- lose edge
- narrow down
- peter out
- run low
- slack off
- slow down
- tail away
- tail off
- wear away
- wear down
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