Definitions for narrowly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narrowly(adverb)

    in a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions

    "he interprets the law narrowly"

GCIDE

  1. Narrowly(adv.)

    With close adherence to the literal meaning of a text; as, to interpret narrowly; to construe narrowly; to read narrowly; -- used especially of laws and contracts.

  2. Origin: [AS. nearulice.]

Wiktionary

  1. narrowly(Adverb)

    In a narrow manner; without flexibility or latitude.

    They regarded the new idea rather narrowly.

  2. narrowly(Adverb)

    By a narrow margin; closely.

    They narrowly escaped collision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narrowly(adverb)

    with little breadth; in a narrow manner

  2. Narrowly(adverb)

    without much extent; contractedly

  3. Narrowly(adverb)

    with minute scrutiny; closely; as, to look or watch narrowly; to search narrowly

  4. Narrowly(adverb)

    with a little margin or space; by a small distance; hence, closely; hardly; barely; only just; -- often with reference to an avoided danger or misfortune; as, he narrowly escaped

  5. Narrowly(adverb)

    sparingly; parsimoniously

  6. Origin: [AS. nearulice.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dianne Feinstein:

    This bill is bipartisan. It is narrowly focused, and it puts in place a number of privacy protections.

  2. Nigel Farage:

    If the Leave side was to narrowly lose, the chances of parliament giving us another referendum in the short term is probably pretty slim, so I do view this as the one great opportunity.

  3. Woody Allen:

    If this was years ago, I would have played this part much more narrowly Woody Allen because I'm a comedian, not Woody Allen. Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg gave it much more complexity.

  4. Chief Executive Alan Armstrong:

    I don't think there's anybody positioned the way Williams is right now, very narrowly focused on the concept of growing natural gas volumes, i really think we've got ourselves in a real sweet spot.

  5. Steven Runciman:

    Faced by the mountainous heap of the minutiae of knowledge and awed by the watchful severity of his colleagues, the modern historian too often takes refuge in learned articles or narrowly specialized dissertations, small fortresses that are easy to defend from attack.

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