What does narrowing mean?

Definitions for narrowing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narrowing(noun)

    an instance of becoming narrow

  2. narrowing(noun)

    a decrease in width

  3. narrowing(adj)

    the act of making something narrower

  4. tapered, tapering, narrowing(adj)

    becoming gradually narrower

    "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"

  5. constricting, constrictive, narrowing(adj)

    (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom


  1. narrowing(Noun)

    The part of a stocking that is narrowed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narrowing

    of Narrow

  2. Narrowing(noun)

    the act of contracting, or of making or becoming less in breadth or extent

  3. Narrowing(noun)

    the part of a stocking which is narrowed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ban Ki-moon:

    But the window of opportunity is fast narrowing.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    We have made progress in narrowing the gaps, but those gaps still exist.

  3. Scott Morrison:

    It requires the formal position of that religious body being advised to the government and approved by the government. This is a very significant narrowing.

  4. Aoi Sedarat:

    If there is acid reflux, it can get aggravated by some vitamins and natural remedies, if that continues to be a problem, it can cause a narrowing in the esophagus. Taking a large bolus of anything, especially pills, it can get obstructed there.

  5. Maya Wang:

    Although Guo has been at the forefront of China's rights movement, he has also tried to keep a low profile, to remain in that narrowing space without being jailed, the fact that he's detained signals further tightening of the authorities' grip on China's civil society.

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