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Synonyms for bow out

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  1. chicken out, back off, pull out, back down, bow out(verb)

    remove oneself from an obligation

    "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"

    pull, pull up, extract, back off, chicken out, back up, draw out, withdraw, back down, take out, get out, draw, pull out

  2. bow out, withdraw(verb)

    retire gracefully

    "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"

    call in, swallow, sequester, seclude, crawfish out, retire, crawfish, retreat, take, back away, back out, take back, pull away, take out, recall, back down, unsay, draw back, back off, chicken out, move back, recede, call back, pull out, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, draw off, pull back, remove

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  1. Julia Leeb:

    You have to bow ... out of respect, and if you take pictures, you should take the entire statue, you cannot take a portrait, for example ... because it's a lack of respect. And you cannot take pictures from behind.

  2. New Zealand captain McCullum:

    It's been one hell of a ride for us, right the way through, we played some outstanding cricket and we ran into an outstanding Australian team today who continue to set the way in international cricket. Full credit to them, they're deserved champions, and Michael Clarke deserved to bow out a World Cup-winning champion.

  3. Chelsea Handler:

    Right now is a very important time and you can't really bow out, this is, more than ever in any recent time in history, [ a time ] that we have to speak loudly.

  4. Nezbite:

    If your going to bow out, do it in style.

  5. Loren Marino:

    It would sure be nice to bow out with another breed win.

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