Definitions

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  • v. To resign, or leave, with one's credibility still intact.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. remove oneself from an obligation
  • v. retire gracefully

Etymologies

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bow + out

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