bow out

verb

Definition of bow out 

intransitive verb

: retire, withdraw also : lose bowed out in the first round of the tournament

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Synonyms & Antonyms for bow out

Synonyms

fall, lose

Antonyms

conquer, prevail, triumph, win

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Examples of bow out in a Sentence

quite embarrassingly, the top-seeded player bowed out in the first round of competition

First Known Use of bow out

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bow out was in 1942

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