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Spanish translation of “bow”

bow

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 They bowed their heads in prayer.
(with to) to accept
ceder ante, transigir con
I bow to your superior knowledge.
bowed adjective (often with down) bent downwards, eg by the weight of something
inclinado, arqueado
The trees were bowed down with fruit.
(Definition of bow from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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