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noun as in bent line or shape

noun as in body movement showing obedience or politeness

Weak match

noun as in front of boat

Strongest matches

verb as in bend over

verb as in submit, concede

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That has at times meant bowing to political pressure from global leaders.

From Axios

In 2017, Los Angeles was awarded the 2028 Games, the same day Paris was chosen as the 2024 host, after several countries bowed out of the process early.

After seating himself toward the bow, with me facing him, he takes hold of the oars and starts rowing.

From Ozy

Others blame the Australian government for bowing to the protectionist interests of media cronies such as Rupert Murdoch, and putting tech companies in an absurd position.

Their heads, bent by gravity, appear bowed in reverence toward one another.

Creepy thing to wrap up in festive paper and a bow and give to a newborn baby, yeah?

Well, the only way Dexter could have been tied up in a bow was if the last episode would have been the last episode of Season 4.

The way it was executed was maybe not satisfying to people, and it was in no way tied up in a bow.

An older bro wore a red bow tie and a yarmulke emblazoned with the “TEAM MITCH” logo as he stared down at his smartphone intently.

Bop had produced self-conscious artists who refused to bow to conventional assumptions of what was entertaining.

He would fear what he did not understand, and he would bow down and pay homage to what he feared.

And with another bow the man from Paris drew himself erect, turned on his heel, and went jingling and creaking from the room.

To the invitation to precede him she readily responded, and, with a bow to the Seneschal, she began to walk across the apartment.

And thou didst bow thyself to women: and by thy body thou wast brought under subjection.

A primitive savage makes a bow and arrow in a day: it takes him a fortnight to make a bark canoe.

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On this page you'll find 178 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bow, such as: nod, angle, arc, arch, bend, and bending.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.