What does bow down mean?

Definitions for bow down

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bow down.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prostrate, bow down(verb)

    get into a prostrate position, as in submission

  2. bow, bow down(verb)

    bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head

    "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"


  1. bow down(Verb)

    to bow, to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference


  1. Bow Down

    Bow Down is the debut album by American gangsta rap group Westside Connection, released on October 22, 1996 through Ice Cube's Lench Mob/Priority Records. It featured production from Bud'da, QDIII and Ice Cube among other producers. The album peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 on November 9, 1996, shipping 145,000 units. It went on to sell 1.7 million copies, certifying it platinum by RIAA on October 1, 1997. The songs King of the Hill, Cross 'Em Out and Put a 'K, and Hoo Bangin' are all disses to Cypress Hill, Q-Tip and Common.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bow down in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bow down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sonia Gandhi:

    The Indian National Congress will never bow down before injustice.

  2. Christina Rossetti:

    Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I but when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by.

  3. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    If they are going to take a filibustering stance, we will not allow parliament to be jammed up and will not bow down to threats.

  4. Mary Baker Eddy:

    Is civilization only a higher form of idolatry, that man should bow down to a flesh-brush, to flannels, to baths, diet, exercise, and air?

  5. Danny Brey:

    People want us to be tolerant for everything – but they don’t tolerate Christianity, they bow down to everything else – but when it comes to Christianity….

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