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.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    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. Kahlil Gibran:

    Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.

  2. President Trump:

    Trump toldFox News ’ Brian Kilmeadethat he supported the league’s decision to fine teams should their players or personnel decide to skip the national anthem. He blasted players who still choose to kneel. I do n’t think people should be staying in the locker rooms, but still I think it’s good, dallas Cowboys COO Stephen Jones have to stand proudly for the national anthem. Dallas Cowboys COO Stephen Jones should n’t be playing, Dallas Cowboys COO Stephen Jones should n’t be there. Maybe they should n’t be in the country.

  3. Dave Chappelle:

    What are Dave Chappelle signifying that Dave Chappelle can kneel on a man's neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds and feel like Dave Chappelle wouldn't get the wrath of God ? that's what is happening right now. It's not for a single cop, it's for all of it.

  4. Lizz Milardo:

    I Lizz Milardo might choose to stand, but I believe it's her right to kneel, who are we to tell her not to ?

  5. Sipho P Nkosi:

    When we kneel before him, he lifts us up with his great hands.

Images & Illustrations of kneel

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