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bows out

verb
present tense third-person singular of bow out

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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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“Bows out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bows%20out. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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