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bow out

verb

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to undergo defeat
  • quite embarrassingly, the top-seeded player bowed out in the first round of competition

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The first known use of bow out was in 1942

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“Bow out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bow%20out. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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