resign so someone else can serve, step down When Dad sees that I can manage the firm, he will bow out.
Woordenboek bron: ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
Engels naar Engels vertaling van bow out Verb 1. remove oneself from an obligation; "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved" (synonym) chicken out, back off, pull out, back down (hypernym) retire, withdraw (hyponym) resile (verb-group) pull out, get out 2. retire gracefully; "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship" (synonym) withdraw (hypernym) retire (verb-group) retire, withdraw
Woordenboek bron: Idioms (English to Russian)
Engels naar Russisch vertaling van bow out
а. кланяться тому, кто выходит The servant bowed the guests out as they left. When leaving the presence of the princess, you have to bow yourself out as you go. б. прекращать (соревнование и т.д.) Jim bowed (himself) out of the competition when he learned who his opponent was. The old leader decided to bow out instead of fighting to keep his position.