Bow - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
- front part of a vessel or aircraft (syn: fore, prow, stem)
- something curved in shape (syn: arc)
- bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting (syn: bowing, obeisance)
- an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
- a decorative interlacing of ribbons
- a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
She bowed her head in shame
Take a tree and bow it.
The ages bowed him.
The pines bowed low in the wind.
All the men in the court bowed before the king as he entered.
I bow to your better judgment, and will take your advice.
She received him with bows and smiles.
She bowed and left the stage.
Corbett entered the room, bowing respectfully.
The servant bowed low and handed his master the sealed note.
He bowed before the king.
Teague sat at his desk, bowed over a book.
The trees bowed in the wind.
His back was bowed under the weight of the heavy bag.
The music ended and the girl took a bow.
He gave a final bow just as the curtains came down.
present participle: bowing
past tense: bowed
past participle: bowed
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