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bow out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bow out

  1. to undergo defeat <quite embarrassingly, the top-seeded player bowed out in the first round of competition> Synonyms lose, fallRelated Words falter; tank, throw; forfeit; bomb, collapse, crack (up), fail, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, wash outNear Antonyms flourish, prosper, succeed, thriveAntonyms conquer, prevail, triumph, win




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