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  1. chicken out, back off, pull out, back down, bow outverb

    remove oneself from an obligation

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

    Synonyms:
    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, withdrawverb

    retire gracefully

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

    Synonyms:
    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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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#246take
#1651remove
#3350draw
#3810pull
#5370recall
#5757extract
#8206retreat
#10524withdraw
#11883swallow
#12529retire
#26952adjourn
#42146crawfish
#63983recede
#69437disengage
#115009sequester
#310890seclude

How to use bow out in a sentence?

  1. Dolly Parton:

    I really do not want votes to be split because of me, so I must respectfully bow out.

  2. 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.

  3. Loren Marino:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Nezbite:

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


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