Synonyms for bow out

Synonyms for (verb) bow out

Synonyms: bow out, withdraw

Definition: retire gracefully

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

Similar words: retire

Definition: go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position

Usage: He retired at age 68

Synonyms: bow out, chicken out, back down, back off, pull out

Definition: remove oneself from an obligation

Usage: He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved

Similar words: withdraw, retire

Definition: lose interest

Usage: he retired from life when his wife died

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