English verb: bow down
|1.||bow down (motion) get into a prostrate position, as in submission|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||lie, lie down|
|2.||bow down (communication) bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head|
|Samples||He bowed before the King.|
She bowed her head in shame.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||gesticulate, gesture, motion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||conge, congee|