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An act of bending the head or upper body as a sign of respect or greeting
“I gave a theatrical bow and waved.”
The front end of a ship
“Steve stood at the bow of the ship, unprotected from the storm and hanging on for dear life as he pointed excitedly.”
A weapon for shooting arrows, typically made of a curved piece of wood joined at both ends by a taut string
“It's impossible to slouch with a solid three inch bow at your back, and the sandals require short steps.”
A knot tied with two loops and two loose ends, used especially for tying shoelaces and decorative ribbons
“It was covered in black velvet with a blood red rose embroidered on the front and a ribbon of the same colour as the rose tied in a bow at the top.”
“He bent the rod into a bow.”
Bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shame
“From a field, the horses observe the Statue of Liberty, and, indeed, they bow down before it.”
Submit to pressure or demands
“Let's forget what makes Greenwich special and just bow down to whatever the property developers want.”
“The mast quivered and bowed as Trent climbed up it.”
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