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bow1

verb

  • 1 the officers bowed
    incline the body, incline the head, nod, salaam, kowtow, curtsy, bob, genuflect
  • 2 the government bowed to foreign pressure
    yield to, submit to, give in to, surrender to, succumb to, capitulate to, defer to, conform to;
    comply with, accept, heed, observe
  • noun

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  • 1 a perfunctory bow
    obeisance, salaam, bob, curtsy, nod
    archaic reverence
  • Phrases

    bow out

    1
    he bowed out of the election before he got beaten
    withdraw, resign, retire, step down, pull out, back out;
    give up, quit, leave, pack it in

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    bow2

    noun

  • 1 the bow of the tanker
    prow, front, stem, nose, head, cutwater
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    bow3

    noun

  • 1 she tied a bow in her hair
    loop, knot;
    ribbon
  • 2 he bent the rod into a bow
  • 3 an archer's bow
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