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

How to pronounce kneel?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say kneel in sign language?

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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

Examples of kneel in a Sentence

  1. Cometan:

    In the pews I kneel, thinking of All I know I must do.

  2. Cometan:

    I kneel by the votive lights, praying to the Mother of All.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    Hang out with the powerful and people will kneel before you wherever you go.

  4. Hermine Ricketts:

    I love gardening, i love being able to kneel down in the ground, to touch the soil.

  5. Jelaluddin Rumi:

    Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

Images & Illustrations of kneel

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