Thesaurus > Related Words: bow out

  Words related to bow out

Related / Similar Words: withdraw, chicken out, back off, pull out, back down

 

Definition:
  • retire gracefully; "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship";
  • remove oneself from an obligation; "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved";

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    Hyponyms: resile

     

    Grouped Verbs: retire, withdraw, pull out, get out

     

    Derivational Morphology: withdrawal

     

     
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