Antonyms for narrows

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nar-oh
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnær oʊ

Definition of narrows

Origin :
  • "narrow place in a river, etc.," 1630s, plural of narrow (n.).
  • verb reduce, simplify
Example sentences :
  • And between ourselves what dupery there is in science, how it narrows our horizon!
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Did you tell her—Aunt Keziah—when you met her at the Narrows?
  • Extract from : « Keziah Coffin » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Again he heard the hail––his own name, coming from that point at the narrows.
  • Extract from : « Billy Topsail & Company » by Norman Duncan
  • After a while the batteries along the Narrows slipped into view.
  • Extract from : « The Crimson Tide » by Robert W. Chambers
  • They are sure they will have the whip hand of the Narrows by to-morrow.
  • Extract from : « Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2 » by Ian Hamilton
  • Sarrail with his six divisions behind him could open the Narrows in no time.
  • Extract from : « Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2 » by Ian Hamilton
  • If you get plenty of wind in the narrows you will easily do it; but be prepared for the worst.
  • Extract from : « The Shellback's Progress » by Walter Runciman
  • He took the water above the Narrows, about a mile and a half from camp.
  • Extract from : « The Highgrader » by William MacLeod Raine
  • I'm fearin' with the way the ice heaves she's gone abroad at the narrows.
  • Extract from : « Left on the Labrador » by Dillon Wallace
  • His nose is wide at the bridge, but narrows to an unusual point at the end.
  • Extract from : « The Yellow Claw » by Sax Rohmer

Synonyms for narrows

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019