Synonyms of 'bob'
1 bounceDictionary, duck, leap
Balloons bobbed about in the sky.
2 duckDictionary, drop, lower yourself
She handed over a form, then bobbed down again behind a typewriter.
nodDictionary, sign, signal
The young man smiled with a bob of his head.
Then, at a nod from their leader, they all sat.
His face and movements rarely betrayed any sign of nerves.
The event was seen as a signal of support.
His greeting was familiar and friendly.
She made a menacing gesture with her fist.
He gave no indication that he was ready to compromise.
He raised his hand in salute.
phrasal verbbob up
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If you bend something that is flat or straight, you use force to make it curved or to put an angle in it.
Bend the bar into a horseshoe.
If someone bends to your wishes, they believe or do something different, usually when they do not want to.
Congress has to bend to his will.
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Thesaurus for bob from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something bobs , it moves up and down, like something does when it is floating on water.