There are 4 translations of bow in Spanish:

bow1

Pronunciation: /baʊ/

n

  • 1 (movement) reverencia (f), inclinación (f), venia (f) (Col, CS) , caravana (f) (Méx) he greeted the Duchess with a bow saludó a la duquesa con una reverencia to make a bow hacer* una reverencia ( or inclinación etc) the actress took a bow in front of the curtain la actriz salió a saludar al público or a agradecer los aplausos del público you can take a bow for doing so well te mereces un aplauso por lo bien que lo hiciste

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 4 translations of bow in Spanish:

bow2

Pronunciation: /baʊ/

vi

  • 1 hacer* una reverencia or (Col, CS) una venia or (Méx) una caravana I hate waiters who bow and scrape odio a los camareros demasiado solícitos or serviles to bow to sb hacerle* una reverencia a algn, inclinarse ante algnto bow to sth we must bow to her age and experience debemos tratarla con la deferencia que su edad y experiencia merecen I bow to your superior knowledge usted sabe más que yo they won't bow to government pressure no van a ceder ante la presión del gobierno to bow to the inevitable resignarse ante lo inevitable
  • 2 [Cin] [film, movie] the film bowed last week at Cannes la película se estrenó la semana pasada en Cannes

vt

  • [head] inclinar, agachar I bowed my head in shame incliné or agaché la cabeza avergonzado his whole body was bowed with exhaustion estaba doblegado de cansancio

Phrasal verbs

bow down

v + adv
doblegarse*, bajar la cerviz to bow down to sb/sth someterse a algn/algo

bow out

v + adv

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 4 translations of bow in Spanish:

bow3

Pronunciation: /bəʊ/

n

  • 2 (weapon) arco (m) bow and arrow arco y flecha

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 4 translations of bow in Spanish:

bow4

Pronunciation: /bəʊ/

vi

vt

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.