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Bow — synonyms, definition

1. bow (Noun) 2, 3

44 synonyms
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9 definitions

bow (Noun) — A knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces.

bow (Noun) — A slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments.

bow (Noun) — A weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow.

bow (Noun) — Something curved in shape.

bow (Noun) — A decorative interlacing of ribbons.

bow (Noun) — A stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments.

bow (Noun) — Front part of a vessel or aircraft. ex. "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"

bow (Noun) — An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience.

bow (Noun) — Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting.

16 types of
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16 types
Cupid's bow crossbow down-bow fiddlestick genuflection genuflexion handbow kotow kowtow longbow rainbow salaam scrape scraping up-bow violin bow
2 parts
bowstring limb
3 parts of
bow and arrow vessel watercraft

2. bow (Verb) 2, 3

65 synonyms
abase abide accede acquiesce agree assent bend bob bow down buckle capitulate cast down cause to fall compel comply concede crawl crook crouch crush • • •
5 definitions

bow (Verb) — (music) play on a string instrument with a bow.

bow (Verb) — Bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head. ex. "He bowed before the King" ex. "She bowed her head in shame" ex. "He bowed down before the King"

bow (Verb) — Yield to another's wish or opinion. ex. "The government bowed to the military pressure"

bow (Verb) — Bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting. ex. "He bowed before the King"

bow (Verb) — Bend one's back forward from the waist on down. ex. "She bowed before the Queen"

12 types of
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11 types
conge congee cower curtsey curtsy genuflect huddle kowtow scrape squinch take a bow
1 see also
bow down