Bow out and Resign

Bow out

Show Definitions
Bow out verb – To undergo defeat.
Resign and bow out are semantically related in give up topic. In some cases you can use "Resign" instead a verb "Bow out".
Synonyms for Bow out


Show Definitions
Resign verb – To give up (as a position of authority) formally.
Bow out and resign are semantically related in leave topic. You can use "Bow out" instead a verb "Resign", if it concerns topics such as give up responsibility.
Nearby Words: resignation, resigning
Synonyms for Resign
Cite this Source
Resign and Bow out. (2016). Retrieved 2021, October 18, from
Bow out & Resign. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Oct. 2021. <>.
Resign or Bow out. 2016. Accessed October 18, 2021.

Synonyms for bow out
Share this picture

Synonyms for resign
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "bow out" and "resign" have occurred on timeline: