Results for bow

Definitions of bow:

part of speech: verb intransitive

Become bent.

part of speech: noun

A bending of the head or of the body as a salute, etc.; the forepart of a vessel or an airship.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to bend or ncline; bend, as the head or body, in token of respect, submission, etc.; to crush; to usher in or out; to express, as thanks, by bending the head or body.

part of speech: noun

An act of respect by bending the body, or by inclining the head.

part of speech: noun

An instrument for shooting arrows with; a name given to various instruments; the curved doubling of a ribbon or string in a slip- knot.

part of speech: noun

A bent piece of wood for shooting arrows: anything of a bent or curved shape, as the rainbow: the instrument by which the strings of a violin are sounded.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To bend the head in greeting; to bend the knee or head in respect, submission, etc.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To bend the body in saluting a person: the curving forepart of a ship.

part of speech: noun

A weapon for shooting arrows; anything curved; as, a rainbow; an implement; as, a violin bow; a looped knot of ribbon or other material.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bend or incline towards: to subdue.

part of speech: adjective

Anything curved or arched, as a bow- window.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bend or curve like a bow.

part of speech: verb

To bend; to bend the body in token of respect; to crush; to depress; to stoop.

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