bow is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

bow Scrabble score: 8

Meaning of bow

  • incline the head or body in salutation or assent or to acknowledge applause
  • to bend the body or head, as in respect or greeting
  • usher in or out with a bow
  • to bend; curve
  • (of a ship) shipping water at the bow
  • to bend (the body or head)
  • suffer defeat bowed to the champion
  • to appear publicly for the first time, as a performer, politician, etc.
  • cause to incline
  • but the play will bow next month
  • to step forward or stand up in order to receive recognition, applause, etc.
  • the forward end of a ship or boat
  • to be excessively polite or deferential
  • rod strung with horsehairs, for playing the violin, cello, etc.
  • to submit
  • to resign a position or withdraw from a job, competition, obligation, etc.
  • express by bowing
  • to cease from competition or resistance submit yield refusing to bow to the inevitable John O'Hara
  • to curtsey (to bow politely, also CURTSY) [v -ED, -ING, -S]
  • bend the head, body, or knee in reverence, submission, or shame
  • crush with a heavy burden
  • strip of bent wood for shooting arrows
  • incline (as the head) especially in respect or submission
  • to subdue
  • within 45?? to the heading of the vessel
  • looped knot
  • bending of the body or head in respect, greeting, etc.
  • bend or curve
  • (of a ship) with the bow foremost