Synonyms of bow in English:

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

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Phrases

bow out

he bowed out of the election before he got beaten withdrawresignretirestep downpull outback outgive upquitleavepack it in

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Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

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bow2

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bow3

noun

  • 1 she tied a bow in her hair
    loop, knot; ribbon

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