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Bending or hanging downward or forward
“The bowed branches of the weeping willow tree swayed gently in the breeze.”
Moving or leading towards a lower place or level
“The bowed tree branches reached towards the ground, burdened with heavy snow.”
Having, or shaped with, a curve or curves
“The carpenter carefully inspected the bowed wooden plank, noting its smooth curve.”
Having a deformed shape, especially one that is unsightly
In a state of unhappiness or depression
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(of a game or contest) To have failed to win
Past tense for to bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shame
“From a field, the horses observe the great monuments, and, indeed, they bow before them.”
Past tense for to bend or distort in shape due to physical pressure
“The walls will tend to bow under the force of the sustained wind pressure.”
Past tense for to arc, curve, or deviate from a course or straight line
“The river would begin to bow gently to the north before reaching the sea.”
Past tense for to submit to pressure or demands
“Who else but a brute would order his armies to subdue citizens who refuse to bow to his demands?”
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