Translation of "bow" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /baʊ/ us /bɑʊ/

to bend your head or body forward in order to show respect or to thank an audience

inclinarse, hacer una reverencia
The actors all bowed after the performance.
noun uk /baʊ/ us /bɑʊ/

an act of bending your head or body forward

inclinación, reverencia
The actors came back on stage and took a bow.


noun uk /bəʊ/ us /boʊ/

a knot with two circles that is used to tie shoes or as a decoration


a piece of curved wood with string attached to both ends, used for shooting arrows


a long, thin piece of wood with hair stretched between the ends, used to play some musical instruments


(Translation of “bow” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /bau/

to bend (the head and often also the upper part of the body) forwards in greeting a person etc

inclinar(se), hacer una reverencia
He bowed to the ladies

(with to) to accept

ceder ante, transigir con
bowed adjective

(often with down) bent downwards, eg by the weight of something

inclinado, arqueado
The trees were bowed down with fruit.

(Translation of “bow” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)