bow to

1bend at the waist in a humble manner 向…鞠躬

All the people in the court bowed to the queen when she entered.女王进来时,宫中所有的人都向她鞠躬致意。

2obeycomply withbe defeated in a contest 服从;屈从;败于

I will bow to the decision of the committee though I disagree with it.我虽然不同意委员会作出的决定,但我还是会服从的。

He bowed to his opponents in the semifinals.他在半决赛中败于对手。