Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: bow

1. bow (om genstand) a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bowknot


Mindre specifikke termerknot

2. bow (om genstand) a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments


Mindre specifikke termerstick


Mere specifikke termerfiddlestick, violin bow

3. bow (om genstand) front part of a vessel or aircraft


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fore, prow, stem


Mindre specifikke termerfront


Omfatter disse overordnede termervessel, watercraft

4. bow (om genstand) a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow


Mindre specifikke termerarm, weapon, weapon system


Mere specifikke termercrossbow, Cupid's bow, handbow, longbow


Omfatter disse specifikke termerbowstring, limb


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbow and arrow

5. bow (om form) something curved in shape


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arc


Mindre specifikke termercurve, curved shape


Mere specifikke termerrainbow

6. bow (om kommunikation) bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bowing, obeisance


Mindre specifikke termergesture, motion, reverence


Mere specifikke termergenuflection, genuflexion, kotow, kowtow, salaam, scrape, scraping

7. bow (om kommunikation) an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curtain call


Mindre specifikke termerthanks

8. bow (om genstand) a decorative interlacing of ribbons


Mindre specifikke termerdecoration, ornament, ornamentation

9. bow (om handling) a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments


Mindre specifikke termerstroke


Mere specifikke termerdown-bow, up-bow


Engelsk udsagnsord: bow

1. bow (om kommunikation) bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe bowed before the King.
She bowed her head in shame.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bow down


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Mindre specifikke termergesticulate, gesture, motion


Mere specifikke termerconge, congee

2. bow (om kommunikation) yield to another's wish or opinion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe government bowed to the military pressure.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accede, defer, give in, submit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to somebody


Mindre specifikke termerbuckle under, give in, knuckle under, succumb, yield

3. bow (om bevægelse) bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe bowed before the King.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange posture


Mere specifikke termercurtsey, curtsy, genuflect, genuflect, kowtow, scrape, take a bow

4. bow (om bevægelse) bend one's back forward from the waist on down


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe crouched down.
She bowed before the Queen.
The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bend, crouch, stoop


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbend, flex


Mere specifikke termercower, huddle, squinch


Kan forårsagechange posture

5. bow (om tilvejebringelse) play on a string instrument with a bow


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerplay


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