What does kneeling mean?

Definitions for kneeling
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kneeling.

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
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    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. 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.

  2. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    ... Kneeling before the death cult flag with a knife in his hand and a machete before him one of those arrested said this: 'I swear to almighty Allah, we will carry out the first implementation for the soldiers of the caliphate in Australia', he went on to say ... 'I swear to almighty Allah, blond people, there is no room for blame between you and us. We only are ... stabbing the kidneys and striking the necks’.

  3. Amanda Seales:

    We deserve a break, and when I say 'we,' I mean all us black folks, watching the kneeling, the gratuitous Kente cloth, the 'I take responsibility' speeches and saying to ourselves, 'Wow. Y'all goofy.'.

  4. Derek Newman:

    The Constitution doesn’t allow the government to regulate the content of speech because the government disagrees with it, if the First Amendment was so limited, NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality would not be protected expression because the president interprets this as anti-American sentiment.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of kneeling

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