What does narrow down mean?

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nar·row down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specifyverb

    define clearly

    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

  2. specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow downverb

    become more focus on an area of activity or field of study

    "She specializes in Near Eastern history"

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  1. narrow downverb

    Make more specific.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrow down in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrow down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of narrow down in a Sentence

  1. Mitt Romney:

    I think it will probably narrow down at some point to a smaller group than 15, but I don't know who those (candidates) will be. I'm not sure they'll all be the eight that I'm closest to from a policy standpoint, it may be some I have a little more distance from.

  2. Rajan Bargotra:

    It is important to know why ELT has not worked as it could have helped narrow down the location of the plane.

  3. Trey Gowdy:

    I ’m trying to help the public, and Director Comey, kind of narrow down the universe of people who would have had access to that information to then leak it.

  4. Alex Yampolskiy:

    They’re going to try to do some forensic work because those documents probably have been changed [over time], so that enables them to narrow down the period to when they were taken, once you say ‘this seems like it was a snapshot from this particular time,’ then they can look at audit logs of who had access to the document during that time frame.

  5. John Lyon:

    [ They ] notified us that they were at a Target in Spring Valley, New York, but then they stopped returning our phone calls, wouldn't pick up the phone, wouldn't help us narrow down the time they were there.

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  • सीमित कर लेनाHindi

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    very close or connected in space or time
    • A. indiscernible
    • B. contiguous
    • C. incumbent
    • D. unsealed

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