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Definition of "bow":

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


noun: a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments


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


noun: front part of a vessel or aircraft

"he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"


noun: a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces


noun: a decorative interlacing of ribbons


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


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


noun: something curved in shape


verb: yield to another's wish or opinion

"The government bowed to the military pressure"


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

"He bowed before the King"


verb: play on a string instrument with a bow


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

"He bowed before the King"


verb: bend one's back forward from the waist on down

"She bowed before the Queen"



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