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bow

synonym (synonym of bow)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    front part of a vessel or aircraft (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    something curved in shape (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    yield to another's wish or opinion (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
     

also (also)

  • bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
    make concessions to (verb.communication)
     
  • bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting (verb.motion)
    get into a prostrate position, as in submission (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (bow IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a decorative interlacing of ribbons (noun.artifact)
    something used to beautify (noun.artifact)
     
  • a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces (noun.artifact)
    any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object (noun.artifact)
     
  • a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments (noun.artifact)
    an implement consisting of a length of wood (noun.artifact)
     
  • a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments (noun.act)
    a single complete movement (noun.act)
     
  • a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow (noun.artifact)
    any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting (noun.artifact)
     
  • an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience (noun.communication)
    an acknowledgment of appreciation (noun.communication)
     
  • bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
    form a curve (verb.motion)
     
  • bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head (verb.communication)
    show, express or direct through movement (verb.communication)
     
  • bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting (verb.motion)
    undergo a change in bodily posture (verb.motion)
     
  • bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting (noun.communication)
    an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals (noun.communication)
     
  • front part of a vessel or aircraft (noun.artifact)
    the side that is seen or that goes first (noun.artifact)
     
  • play on a string instrument with a bow (verb.creation)
    play on an instrument (verb.creation)
     
  • something curved in shape (noun.shape)
    the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes (noun.shape)
     
  • yield to another's wish or opinion (verb.communication)
    consent reluctantly (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF bow relation)

  • a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments (noun.artifact)
    a bow used in playing the violin (noun.artifact)
     
  • a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments (noun.act)
    a downward stroke from the heel to the tip of the bow (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an upward stroke from the tip to the heel of the bow (noun.act)
     
  • a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow (noun.artifact)
    a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a curved bow with reversed curve ends (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a bow drawn by hand as distinguished from a crossbow (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England (noun.artifact)
     
  • bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
    crouch down (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    crouch or curl up (verb.motion)
     
  • bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head (verb.communication)
    perform a ceremonious bow (verb.communication)
     
  • bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting (verb.motion)
    acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend the knees and bow in a servile manner (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image (verb.motion)
     
  • bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting (noun.communication)
    the act of bending the knees in worship or reverence (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation (noun.communication)
     
  • something curved in shape (noun.shape)
    an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain (noun.object)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow (noun.artifact)
    the string of an archer's bow (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a weapon consisting of arrows and the bow to shoot them (noun.artifact)
     
  • front part of a vessel or aircraft (noun.artifact)
    a craft designed for water transportation (noun.artifact)
     

entail (entailment relations of bow)

  • bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
    undergo a change in bodily posture (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from bow)

  • a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments (noun.artifact)
    play on a string instrument with a bow (verb.creation)
     
  • bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
    an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who carries himself or herself with the head and shoulders habitually bent forward (noun.person)
     
  • bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head (verb.communication)
    bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting (noun.communication)
     
  • bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting (noun.communication)
    bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
     
  • something curved in shape (noun.shape)
    form an arch or curve (verb.motion)
     
  • yield to another's wish or opinion (verb.communication)
    the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    courteous regard for people's feelings (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who yields to the will of another person or force (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    showing deference (adj.all)
     

domain category (bow is domain category of ....)

  • play on a string instrument with a bow (verb.creation)
    musical activity (singing or whistling etc.) (noun.act)
     
synonym also hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym entail bowknot fore arc bowing curtain call bow down prostrate stoop to stroke stick arm weapon front knot down-bow up-bow fiddlestick violin bow crossbow cupid's bow bowstring limb bow and arrow vessel watercraft change posture

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