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Synonyms for bow

bend

bow down to someone

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bow to something or someone

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  • give in to
  • accept
  • comply with
  • succumb to
  • submit to
  • surrender to
  • yield to
  • defer to
  • concede to
  • acquiesce to
  • kowtow to

longbow

Synonyms for bow

to incline the body

to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

to conform to the will or judgment of another, especially out of respect or courtesy

an inclination of the head or body, as in greeting, consent, courtesy, submission, or worship

something bent

to swerve from a straight line

Synonyms for bow

a knot with two loops and loose ends

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a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands

front part of a vessel or aircraft

a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow

something curved in shape

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bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting

an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience

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a decorative interlacing of ribbons

a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments

bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head

yield to another's wish or opinion

bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting

bend one's back forward from the waist on down

play on a string instrument with a bow

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References in classic literature ?
You others, therefore, who are stronger than I, make trial of the bow and get this contest settled.
On this he put the bow down, letting it lean against the door
that led into the house] with the arrow standing against the top of the bow.
Then he turned around and quickly drew his own bow, and sent an arrow back in return.
Now," quoth the stranger, "I will tan thy hide till it be as many colors as a beggar's cloak, if thou darest so much as touch a string of that same bow that thou holdest in thy hands.
he that hits that rod at five-score yards, I call him an archer fit to bear both bow and quiver before a king, an it were the stout King Richard himself.
My grandsire,'' said Hubert, ``drew a good bow at the battle of Hastings, and never shot at such a mark in his life and neither will I.
My bow is as good as yours," he retorted, "and my shafts will carry as straight and as far.
And without more ado he tried the string of his long bow, placed a shaft thereon, and drew it to his ear.
When Kulonga awoke he found that his bow and arrows had disappeared.
His spear he had hurled at Kala and had not recovered; and, now that his bow and arrows were gone, he was defenseless except for a single knife.
The green horde was scrambling over the Thuria's side as there broke from the bow the device of Carthoris, Prince of Helium, in reply to the query of the jeddak of Kaol.
The archer was standing with folded arms, his bow jutting from over his shoulder, and the sun gleaming brightly upon his head-piece and the links of his chain-mail.
The doctor appeared to be still on the most friendly terms with his vigilant guardians from Bow Street.
The minutes were getting on, and I had not heard a word yet, through the peephole, on the subject of the reserve of Bow Street runners outside.