narrowed narrowed  /ˈnɛ roʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) reduced in size as by squeezing together
  2. (adj) made narrow; limited in breadth

Usage(s):

  1. Cassidy and the Kid were two gen-u-wine outlaws whose future narrowed along with the Frontier.
  2. The path had narrowed into a ledge that accommodated only one foot at a time and took a sharp turn around the far side of the rock, apparently straight over the edge.
  3. As she gets up to clear her tray, the other girls exchange narrowed looks.

News

  1. SVAA executive director candidates narrowed to 5

    The Southeast Volusia Advertising Authority Tuesday narrowed the list of candidates for its vacant executive director position to five and three of the finalists are from Volusia County.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Daytona Beach News-Journal

  2. Eastbound lane of East Brainerd Road being narrowed Wednesday

    Chattanooga has announced that the eastbound lane of East Brainerd Road at Concord Road will be narrowed down to one lane on Wednesday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    The eastbound lane of East Brainerd Road at Concord Road will be narrowed down to one lane for utility work on Wednesday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

Quotes

  1. "We feel already in the little over a month that these talks have been going on, the gaps have narrowed, and we believe there are opportunities to further narrow those gaps to allow the sides to take that next step to the direct talks," said Dan...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Daniel Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. "Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Alex Vieux Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  3. "Lance was involved in a huge crash as the road narrowed and became very rough," Leipheimer wrote. "He wasn't far from the front, as he was riding top 10 all day."
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Levi Leipheimer Source: USA Today

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