a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"
a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
play on a string instrument with a bow
front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King"
a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before
administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks"
to a very great degree or extent; "I feel a lot better"; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal"
divide into lots, as of land, for example
a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah