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bow         

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      vb  
1    to lower (one's head) or bend (one's knee or body) as a sign of respect, greeting, assent, or shame  
2    to bend or cause to bend; incline downwards  
3    intr; usually foll by: to or before   to comply or accept  
bow to the inevitable     
4    tr; foll by: in, out, to etc   to usher (someone) into or out of a place with bows and deference  
the manager bowed us to our car     
5    tr; usually foll by: down   to bring (a person, nation, etc.) to a state of submission  
6    bow and scrape   to behave in an excessively deferential or obsequious way  
      n  
7    a lowering or inclination of the head or body as a mark of respect, greeting, or assent  
8    take a bow   to acknowledge or receive applause or praise,   (See also)        bow out  
     (Old English bugan, related to Old Norse bjugr bent, Old High German biogan to bend, Dutch buigen)  
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bow          [2]  
      n  
1    a weapon for shooting arrows, consisting of an arch of flexible wood, plastic, metal, etc. bent by a string (bowstring) fastened at each end  
   See also       crossbow  
2   
a    a long slightly curved stick across which are stretched strands of horsehair, used for playing the strings of a violin, viola, cello, or related instrument  
b    a stroke with such a stick  
3   
a    a decorative interlacing of ribbon or other fabrics, usually having two loops and two loose ends  
b    the knot forming such an interlacing; bowknot  
4   
a    something that is curved, bent, or arched  
b    (in combination)  
rainbow, oxbow, saddlebow     
5    a person who uses a bow and arrow; archer  
6      (U.S.)  
a    a frame of a pair of spectacles  
b    a sidepiece of the frame of a pair of spectacles that curls round behind the ear  
7    a metal ring forming the handle of a pair of scissors or of a large old-fashioned key  
8      (Architect)   part of a building curved in the form of a bow  
   See also       bow window  
      vb  
9    to form or cause to form a curve or curves  
10    to make strokes of a bow across (violin strings)  
     (Old English boga arch, bow; related to Old Norse bogi a bow, Old High German bogo, Old Irish bocc, and bow1)  

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bow          [3]  
      n  
1      (Chiefly nautical)  
a    often pl   the forward end or part of a vessel  
b    (as modifier)  
the bow mooring line     
2      (Rowing)      short for       bowman   2  
3    on the port (or starboard) bow     (Nautical)   within 45 degrees to the port (or starboard) of straight ahead  
4    a shot across someone's bows  
Informal   a warning  
     (C15: probably from Low German boog; related to Dutch boeg, Danish bov ship's bow, shoulder; see bough)  

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Bow         
      n   Clara, known as the It Girl. 1905--65, U.S. film actress, noted for her vivacity and sex appeal  


bow   [1]  
      vb  
1    to lower (one's head) or bend (one's knee or body) as a sign of respect, greeting, assent, or shame  
2    to bend or cause to bend; incline downwards  
3    intr; usually foll by: to or before   to comply or accept  
bow to the inevitable     
4    tr; foll by: in, out, to etc   to usher (someone) into or out of a place with bows and deference  
the manager bowed us to our car     
5    tr; usually foll by: down   to bring (a person, nation, etc.) to a state of submission  
6    bow and scrape   to behave in an excessively deferential or obsequious way  
      n  
7    a lowering or inclination of the head or body as a mark of respect, greeting, or assent  
8    take a bow   to acknowledge or receive applause or praise,   (See also)        bow out  
     (Old English bugan, related to Old Norse bjugr bent, Old High German biogan to bend, Dutch buigen)  
bow   [2]  
      n  
1    a weapon for shooting arrows, consisting of an arch of flexible wood, plastic, metal, etc. bent by a string (bowstring) fastened at each end  
   See also       crossbow  
2   
a    a long slightly curved stick across which are stretched strands of horsehair, used for playing the strings of a violin, viola, cello, or related instrument  
b    a stroke with such a stick  
3   
a    a decorative interlacing of ribbon or other fabrics, usually having two loops and two loose ends  
b    the knot forming such an interlacing; bowknot  
4   
a    something that is curved, bent, or arched  
b    (in combination)  
rainbow, oxbow, saddlebow     
5    a person who uses a bow and arrow; archer  
6      (U.S.)  
a    a frame of a pair of spectacles  
b    a sidepiece of the frame of a pair of spectacles that curls round behind the ear  
7    a metal ring forming the handle of a pair of scissors or of a large old-fashioned key  
8      (Architect)   part of a building curved in the form of a bow  
   See also       bow window  
      vb  
9    to form or cause to form a curve or curves  
10    to make strokes of a bow across (violin strings)  
     (Old English boga arch, bow; related to Old Norse bogi a bow, Old High German bogo, Old Irish bocc, and bow1)  
bow   [3]  
      n  
1      (Chiefly nautical)  
a    often pl   the forward end or part of a vessel  
b    (as modifier)  
the bow mooring line     
2      (Rowing)      short for       bowman   2  
3    on the port (or starboard) bow     (Nautical)   within 45 degrees to the port (or starboard) of straight ahead  
4    a shot across someone's bows  
Informal   a warning  
     (C15: probably from Low German boog; related to Dutch boeg, Danish bov ship's bow, shoulder; see bough)  
bow collector  
      n   a sliding current collector, consisting of a bow-shaped strip mounted on a hinged framework, used on trains, etc., to collect current from an overhead-wire  
   Compare       skate   1       4  
bow compass  
      n     (Geometry)   a compass in which the legs are joined by a flexible metal bow-shaped spring rather than a hinge, the angle being adjusted by a screw,   (Also called)    bow-spring compass  
bow legs  
      pl n   a condition in which the legs curve outwards like a bow between the ankle and the thigh,   (Also called)    bandy legs  
  bow-legged      adj  
bow out  
      vb   adv; usually tr; often foll by: of   to retire or withdraw gracefully  
Bow Street runner  
      n   (in Britain from 1749 to 1829) an officer at Bow Street magistrates' court, London, whose duty was to pursue and arrest criminals  
bow tie  
      n   a man's tie tied in a bow, now chiefly in plain black for formal evening wear  
bow weight  
      n     (Archery)   the poundage required to draw a bow to the full length of the arrow  
bow window  
      n   a bay window in the shape of a curve  
bow-wow  
      n  
1       a child's word for       dog  
2    an imitation of the bark of a dog  
      vb  
3    intr   to bark or imitate a dog's bark  
Cupid's bow  
      n   a shape of the upper lip considered to resemble Cupid's double-curved bow  
down-bow  
      n   a downward stroke of the bow from its nut to its tip across a stringed instrument  
   Compare       up-bow  
sound bow  
      n   the thick part of a bell against which the hammer strikes  
up-bow  
      n   a stroke of the bow from its tip to its nut on a stringed instrument  
   Compare       down-bow  
wing bow  
      n   a distinctive band of colour marking the wing of a bird  

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bow         

[

1]  

      vb  
1    bend, bob, droop, genuflect, incline, make obeisance, nod, stoop  
2    accept, acquiesce, comply, concede, defer, give in, kowtow, relent, submit, succumb, surrender, yield  
3    cast down, conquer, crush, depress, overpower, subdue, subjugate, vanquish, weigh down  
      n  
4    bending, bob, genuflexion, inclination, kowtow, nod, obeisance, salaam  

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bow          [2]  
      n     (Nautical)   beak, fore, head, prow, stem  

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