What does kneel mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kneel, kneeling(verb)

    supporting yourself on your knees

  2. kneel(verb)

    rest one's weight on one's knees

    "In church you have to kneel during parts of the service"

Wiktionary

  1. kneel(Verb)

    To stoop down and rest on the knee or knees.

  2. Origin: From knelen, knewlen, from cneowlian, equivalent to . Cognate with knielen, knelen, dialectal knielen, kneulen, knülen, knæle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kneel(verb)

    to bend the knee; to fall or rest on the knees; -- sometimes with down

  2. Origin: [OE. knelen, cneolien; akin to D. knielen, Dan. knle. See Knee.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kneel

    nēl, v.i. to bend the knee: to rest or fall on the knee:—pa.t. and pa.p. kneeled, knelt.—n. Kneel′er, one who kneels. [Knee.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'kneel' in Verbs Frequency: #1077

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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