Definition of

Bow Down

  1. (verb, communication) bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    She bowed her head in shame
  2. (verb, motion) get into a prostrate position, as in submission

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Bow Down

bow, prostrate

Alternate forms of Bow Down

Hyponyms: conge, congee

Hypernyms: gesticulate, gesture, lie, lie down, motion

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