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Adjective: bowed  bowd
  1. (music) of a stringed instrument; sounded by stroking with a bow
  2. (architecture) forming or resembling an arch
    - arced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuate
Adjective: bowed[2]  bawd
  1. Showing an excessively deferential manner
    - bowing
  2. Have legs that curve outward at the knees
    - bandy, bandy-legged, bowleg, bowlegged
Verb: bow  bow
  1. (music) play on a stringed instrument with a bow
Verb: bow[2]  baw
  1. Bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"; "He bowed down before the King";
    - bow down
  2. Yield to another's wish or opinion
    "The government bowed to the military pressure";
    - submit, defer, accede, give in
  3. Bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
    "He bow[2]ed before the King"
  4. Bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    "She bowed before the Queen";
    - stoop, bend

Sounds like: bode or boughed

See also: arco, bow down, curved, curving, submissive, unfit

Type of: bend, buckle under, change posture, flex, gesticulate, gesture, give in, knuckle under, motion, play, succumb, yield

Antonym: plucked

Encyclopedia: Bowed

Bow, Oxfordshire