Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bow_down

2 senses of bow down

Sense 1
prostrate, bow down -- (get into a prostrate position, as in submission)
       => lie down, lie -- (assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better")

Sense 2
bow, bow down -- (bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame")
       => gesticulate, gesture, motion -- (show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave")

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