झुकना क्रि॰ अ॰ [सं॰ युज्, युक, हिं॰ जुक] 1. TransitiveVerb 2. Verb
१. कीसी खड़ी चीज के ऊपर के भाग का नीचे की ओर टेढ़ा होकर लटक आना । ऊपरी भाग का नीचे की ओर लटकना । निहुरना । नवना । जैसे, आदमी का सिर या कमर झुकना । मुहा॰— झुक झुक पड़ना= नशे या नींद आदि के कारण किसी मनुष्य का सीधा या अच्छी तरह खड़ा या बैठा न रह सकना । उ॰— अमिय हलाहल मदभरे सेत स्याम रतनार । जियत मरत झुकि झुकि परत जेहि चितवत एत बार ।—(शब्द॰) ।
२. किसी पदार्थ के एक या दोनों सिरों का किसी ओर प्रवृत्त होना । जैसे, छड़ी का झुकना ।
३. किसी खड़े या सीधे पदार्थ का किसी और प्रवृत्त होना । जैसे, खंभे या तख्ते का झुकना ।
४. प्रवृत्त होना । दत्तचित्त होना । रुजू होना । मुखातिब होना ।
५. किसी चीज को लेने के लिये आगे बढ़ना ।
६. नम्र होना । विनीत होना । अवसर पड़ने पर अभिमान या उग्रता न दिखलाना । संयो॰ क्रि॰ —जाना ।—पड़ना ।
७. क्रुद्ध होना । रिसाना । उ॰— (क) सुनि प्रिय वचन मलिन मनु जानी । झुकी रानि अवरहु अरगानी ।—तुलसी (शब्द॰) । (ख) अब झूठो अभिमान करति सिय झुकति हमारे ताँई । सुख ही रहसि मिली रावण को अपने सहज सुभाई ।— सूर (शब्द॰) । (ग) अनत वसे निसि की रिसनि उर बर रह्यो बिसेखि । तऊ लाज आई झुकत खरे लजौहैं देखि ।— बिहारी (शब्द॰) । †
८. शरीरांत होना । मरना ।
- A bier.
- A block covered with coarse matting; -- used to scour the deck.
- A person who sells stocks or securities for future delivery in expectation of a fall in the market.
- A portable punching machine.
- Alt. of Bere
- An animal which has some resemblance to a bear in form or habits, but no real affinity; as, the woolly bear; ant bear; water bear; sea bear.
- Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects.
- Metaphorically: A brutal, coarse, or morose person.
- One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere, called respectively the Great Bear and the Lesser Bear, or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
- To admit or be capable of; that is, to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change.
- A band.
- A knot by which one rope is fastened to another or to an anchor, spar, or post.
- A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a slight bend of the body; a bend in a road.
- Hard, indurated clay; bind.
- One of the honorable ordinaries, containing a third or a fifth part of the field. It crosses the field diagonally from the dexter chief to the sinister base.
- same as caisson disease. Usually referred to as the bends.
- The best quality of sole leather; a butt. See Butt.
- To apply closely or with interest; to direct.
- To be inclined; to be directed.
- To be moved or strained out of a straight line; to crook or be curving; to bow.
- A rude sort of quadrant formerly used for taking the sun's altitude at sea.
- A weapon made of a strip of wood, or other elastic material, with a cord connecting the two ends, by means of which an arrow is propelled.
- An appliance consisting of an elastic rod, with a number of horse hairs stretched from end to end of it, used in playing on a stringed instrument.
- An arcograph.
- An inclination of the head, or a bending of the body, in token of reverence, respect, civility, or submission; an obeisance; as, a bow of deep humility.
- An ornamental knot, with projecting loops, formed by doubling a ribbon or string.
- Any instrument consisting of an elastic rod, with ends connected by a string, employed for giving reciprocating motion to a drill, or for preparing and arranging the hair, fur, etc., used by hatters.
- Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow.
- One who rows in the forward part of a boat; the bow oar.
- The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow.
- A contorted expression, as of the face.
- A curl of hair, esp. a kind of crisp curl formerly worn; also, the state of being curled.
- A device, usually of metal, consisting of a frame with one more movable tongues or catches, used for fastening things together, as parts of dress or harness, by means of a strap passing through the frame and pierced by the tongue.
- A distortion bulge, bend, or kink, as in a saw blade or a plate of sheet metal.
- To bend out of a true vertical plane, as a wall.
- To bend permanently; to become distorted; to bow; to curl; to kink.
- To bend; to cause to kink, or to become distorted.
- To enter upon some labor or contest; to join in close fight; to struggle; to contend.
- To fasten or confine with a buckle or buckles; as, to buckle a harness.
- To join in marriage.
- To settle or draw up the heads or terms of an agreement, as in chapters or articles; to agree.
- To surrender on terms agreed upon (usually, drawn up under several heads); as, an army or a garrison capitulates.
- To surrender or transfer, as an army or a fortress, on certain conditions.
- A drooping; as, a droop of the eye.
- To grow weak or faint with disappointment, grief, or like causes; to be dispirited or depressed; to languish; as, her spirits drooped.
- To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or exhaustion, want of nourishment, or the like.
- To let droop or sink.
- To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
- A sinking of tone; cadence; as, the fall of the voice at the close of a sentence.
- Death; destruction; overthrow; ruin.
- Declivity; the descent of land or a hill; a slope.
- Descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; a rush of water down a precipice or steep; -- usually in the plural, sometimes in the singular; as, the falls of Niagara.
- Diminution or decrease in price or value; depreciation; as, the fall of prices; the fall of rents.
- Downfall; degradation; loss of greatness or office; termination of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; overthrow; as, the fall of the Roman empire.
- Extent of descent; the distance which anything falls; as, the water of a stream has a fall of five feet.
- Formerly, a kind of ruff or band for the neck; a falling band; a faule.
- Lapse or declension from innocence or goodness. Specifically: The first apostasy; the act of our first parents in eating the forbidden fruit; also, the apostasy of the rebellious angels.
- That part (as one of the ropes) of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting.