There are 3 main translations of bow in German:

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bow 1

British English: /bəʊ/
American English: /boʊ/

noun

  • 2
    (weapon)
    Bogen, der
    have two strings to one's bow
    eine Alternative haben
    longbow
  • 5
    (tied knot or ribbon)
    tie the shoelace in a bow
    den Schnürsenkel zu einer Schleife binden
  • 6 (American English)
    (of spectacle frame)
    Bügel, der

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • den Bogen führen

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bow 2
British English: /baʊ/
American English: /baʊ/

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (submit)
    sich beugen
    to Dat.
  • 2bow [down to or before somebody/something]
    (bend)
    sich [vor jemandem/etwas] verbeugen od. verneigen
  • 3 (incline head) See examples:bow [to somebody]
    sich [vor jemandem] verbeugen
    bow out
    sich formell verabschieden
    bow out of something
    sich von etwas zurückziehen
    scrape 2 5

transitive verb

  • 1
    (cause to bend)
    bowed down by or with care/responsibilities/age
    [figurative]
    von Sorgen/Verpflichtungen niedergedrückt/vom Alter gebeugt
    knee 1
  • 2 (show by bowing) See examples:he bowed his acknowledgement of the applause
    er verbeugte sich zum Dank für den Applaus
    bow somebody in/out
    jemanden unter Verbeugungen hinein-/hinausgeleiten

noun

  • make one's bow (make entrance)
    (make exit)
    sich [formell] verabschieden
    take a bow
    sich [unter Applaus] verbeugen
    they ought to or can take a bow
    [figurative]
    sie verdienen Hochachtung

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bow 3
British English: /baʊ/
American English: /baʊ/

noun usu. in pl.

(Nautical)
  • 1
    Bug, der
    in the bows
    im Bug
    on the bow
    am Bug
    shot across the bows
    [figurative]
    Schuss vor den Bug
    [colloquial]
  • 2
    (rower)
    Bugmann, der

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