Bow: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym Topic Entailments
bow 11 Bend one’s knee or body, or lower one’s head He bowed before the King, She bowed her head in shame Verb gesticulate No Data No Data
crouch 9 Bend one’s back forward from the waist on down he crouched down, She bowed before the Queen, “The young man stooped to pick up the girl’s purse” Verb bend No Data Change posture
stoop 7 Bend one’s back forward from the waist on down he crouched down, She bowed before the Queen, “The young man stooped to pick up the girl’s purse” Verb bend No Data Change posture
give in 5 Yield to another’s wish or opinion The government bowed to the military pressure Verb yield No Data No Data
bow 4 A knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces No Data Noun knot No Data No Data
bow 3 Yield to another’s wish or opinion The government bowed to the military pressure Verb yield No Data No Data
bend 3 Bend one’s back forward from the waist on down he crouched down, She bowed before the Queen, “The young man stooped to pick up the girl’s purse” Verb bend No Data Change posture
bow 2 A slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments No Data Noun stick No Data No Data
curtain call 2 An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience No Data Noun thanks No Data No Data
submit 2 Yield to another’s wish or opinion The government bowed to the military pressure Verb yield No Data No Data
bow 1 A weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow No Data Noun weapon No Data No Data
bow 1 Front part of a vessel or aircraft he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line Noun front No Data No Data
bow 1 Bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting He bowed before the King Verb change posture No Data No Data
accede 1 Yield to another’s wish or opinion The government bowed to the military pressure Verb yield No Data No Data
defer 1 Yield to another’s wish or opinion The government bowed to the military pressure Verb yield No Data No Data
bow 0 Bend one’s back forward from the waist on down he crouched down, She bowed before the Queen, “The young man stooped to pick up the girl’s purse” Verb bend No Data Change posture
bow down 0 Bend one’s knee or body, or lower one’s head He bowed before the King, She bowed her head in shame Verb gesticulate No Data No Data
bow 0 A decorative interlacing of ribbons No Data Noun decoration No Data No Data
bow 0 A stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments No Data Noun stroke No Data No Data
bowknot 0 A knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces No Data Noun knot No Data No Data
bow 0 An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience No Data Noun thanks No Data No Data
obeisance 0 Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting No Data Noun gesture No Data No Data
bowing 0 Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting No Data Noun gesture No Data No Data
bow 0 Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting No Data Noun gesture No Data No Data
arc 0 Something curved in shape No Data Noun curve No Data No Data
bow 0 Something curved in shape No Data Noun curve No Data No Data
stem 0 Front part of a vessel or aircraft he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line Noun front No Data No Data
prow 0 Front part of a vessel or aircraft he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line Noun front No Data No Data
fore 0 Front part of a vessel or aircraft he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line Noun front No Data No Data
bow 0 Play on a string instrument with a bow No Data Verb play music No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Bow" have?

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The word "Bow" has 30 meanings. The most frequent meaning is bow.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Bow"?

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The word "Bow" has 167 hyponyms which are: applaud, beckon, bless, bow, clap, cross oneself, exsert, nod, shake, shrug, wink, arch, crook, crouch, curl up, double over, fawn, incurvate, lean, retroflex, submit, barrel knot, carrick bend, clove hitch, figure eight, “fisherman’s bend”, “fisherman’s knot”, gordian knot, half hitch, hawser bend, hitch, loop knot, love knot, overhand knot, prolonge knot, sheepshank, slipknot, square knot, stopper knot, “surgeon’s knot”, “turk’s head”, club, divining rod, drumstick, linstock, matchstick, maulstick, singlestick, spindle, staff, stob, swizzle stick, walking stick, appreciation, thank yo, bow and arrow, brass knucks, fire ship, flamethrower, greek fire, gun, knife, light arm, missile, pike, projectile, slasher, sling, spear, stun gun, sword, tomahawk, weapon of mass destruction, facade, face, frontispiece, nose, nose cone, shirtfront, shopfront, arise, fall, hunch, lie down, right, sink, sit down, sit up, straighten, uncurl, adornment, arabesque, architectural ornament, beading, brass, centerpiece, christmas tree, cockade, design, embellishment, finial, flower arrangement, folderal, gargoyle, garnish, graffito, hanging, hood ornament, incrustation, inlay, interior decoration, knob, lunula, molding, nailhead, necklet, overlay, rosemaling, set decoration, sgraffito, spiral, sprig, stud, tail fin, tinsel, tracery, wind chime, beat, blow, keystroke, beck, curtsy, facial expression, flourish, gesticulation, high-five, previous question, sign, sign of the cross, v sign, wave, arc, bell, bend, catenary, closed curve, crescent, “cupid’s bow”, envelope, extrados, gooseneck, helix, hook, intrados, meander, normal curve, perversion, quadric, roulette, s-shape, scallop, sinuosity, busk, play along, sound off, swing, symphonize.

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Is the word "Bow" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Bow" has a maximum frequency of 11.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Bow"?

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The word "Bow" has no synonyms.

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