What does kneeling mean?

Definitions for kneeling
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kneel, kneeling(noun)

    supporting yourself on your knees

Wiktionary

  1. kneeling(Noun)

    The act by which someone kneels.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kneeling

    of Kneel

Freebase

  1. Kneeling

    Kneeling is a human position in which the weight is distributed on the knees and feet on a surface close to horizontal. The position of kneeling may be assumed for practical reasons and for reasons of social or religious custom.

Editors Contribution

  1. Kneeling

    Kneeling is a form of submission and humility.

    When a man wants to propose to a woman; when a person is pleading for their life or a killer sometimes will have the victim fall on their knee(s) to beg/plea for their life.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 2, 2019  

How to pronounce kneeling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say kneeling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneeling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneeling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of kneeling in a Sentence

  1. Kartrina Fernandez:

    I'm just hoping that we really get some change from what's going on. People have been kneeling and protesting and begging for a long time, and enough is enough, we can't take much more.

  2. Bubba Wallace:

    You're getting both sides, a lot of positive outreach and gaining new fans as George Floyd and Breonna Taylor go, then you got your fans who will never watch NASCAR again, the same fans who will never watch the NFL after the kneeling, the same fans that were crying out that George Floyd and Breonna Taylor're ruining their lives and just throwing a pity party.

  3. Steve King:

    Ted Kennedy said,' this won't change the demographic makeup in America,' and he meant there'll be just as many Irish coming in as there used to be. And of course, that didn't turn out to be true, and now we have people kneeling on the sidelines at the pro football games out of disrespect to our flag and what it stands for.

  4. Liz Throssell:

    One of these videos, which emerged on 9 June, shows four men kneeling with their hands tied behind their backs who are shot dead as al-Werfalli watches, the latest video, which was posted on social media this month, seems to shows LNA fighters kicking and taunting prisoners, while al-Werfalli is apparently heard accusing two men who have their hands tied behind their backs of belonging to terrorist groups.

  5. Lewis Carroll:

    For I do not believe God means us thus to divide life into two halves - to wear a grave face on Sunday, and to think it out-of-place to even so much as mention Him on a week-day. Do you think He cares to see only kneeling figures and to hear only tones of prayer - and that He does not also love to see the lambs leaping in the sunlight, and to hear the merry voices of the children, as they roll amoung the hay? Surely their innocent laughter is as sweet in His ears as the grandest anthem that ever rolled up from the "dim religious light" of some solemn cathedral?

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