Nouns (16)

n. a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
n. a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
stem, prow, fore, bow
n. front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
n. a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
n. a decorative interlacing of ribbons
bowknot, bow
n. a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
obeisance, bowing, bow
n. bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
arc, bow
n. something curved in shape
n. an archer, bowman

Verbs (9)

give in, accede, defer, bow, submit
v. yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
bow down, bow
v. bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"
v. play on a string instrument with a bow
v. bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King"

Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (1)

adj. pertaining to the forward part of a vessel

Fuzzynyms (9)

front line, front, battlefront
n. the line along which opposing armies face each other
n. a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation; "there are still a few kinks to iron out"
n. a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
go for, consent, accept
v. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
v. to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind; "their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"

Synonyms (2)

adj. situated closest to the bow; "the foremost compartment of the ship"
adj. situated at or toward the front: "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship"

Antonyms (4)

back, rear
n. the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
take in charge, undertake
v. accept as a charge


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