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Definition of the noun kneel

What does kneel mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: kneels

  1. supporting yourself on your knees
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of kneel: kneeling
    • more generic words: motility / motion / move / movement = a change of position that does not entail a change of location

Definition of the verb kneel

What does kneel mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections:

 simple pastpast participlepresent participlethird-person singular

  1. rest one's weight on one's knees

Alternative definition of the verb kneel


  1. [intransitive] To stoop down and rest on the knee or knees.


Kneel is a musical group.


"Kneel" is a musical album of Demonic Death Judge.

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"Kneel" is an artwork by Euan MacLeod.

Phrases with Kneel

  1. Kneel Down
  2. Kneel Before

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kneel

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Google previewOuting (1914)

The kneel is a very much over-rated position. California used an experimental School of...

The kneel is an extremely uncomfortable position, not at all a steady one, and entirely unworthy of practice. If you must use it, then see that the left toe ...

Google previewOuting; Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction (1914)

The kneel is a very much over-rated position.

The kneel is an extremely uncomfortable position, not at all a steady one, and entirely unworthy of practice. If you must use it, then see that the left toe ...

Google previewHaddon, the Manor, the Hall, Its Lords and Traditions (1906)

by G. Le Blanc Smith

At the back of the recess in which the two figures kneel is an elaborate shield of arms, bearing sixteen quarterings of ...

Google previewSpinal Cord Injuries (2008)

Management and Rehabilitation by Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, Martha Macht Sliwinski

The tall kneel is a good lead-up to standing in the parallel bars with long leg splints or performing a floor-to-wheelchair transfer. Patient History Phil Adams is a 30-year-old man with a. Intervention Principles and Position Changes | 179.

Google previewThe Oxford Bible Commentary (2007)

by John Muddiman

To kneel is the appropriate acknowledgement of humble submission before and dependence on such an overwhelming majesty (v. 14; cf. Rom 14:II; Phil 2:Io–II). At the same time, it is God experienced and approached as Father (v. 14) which ...

Google previewProto Utian Grammar and Dictionary (2014)

With Notes on Yokuts by Catherine Callaghan

iV and tW to kneel, kneel on something. See under PMie * honoj ...

Google previewVines Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words Volume 2

by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor


Google previewA Dictionary of the Choctaw Language (1915)

by Cyrus Byington

to kneel; to couch. hachukhilhkachi, v. t. pi., ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

et-x=e[= A&a=|m//, ABFC /'to kneel, kneel down'/, root meaning unknown, possibly -elhyā or =á:lh or =elhi- meaning unclear, possibly 'metathesis type one- non- continuative ...

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Quotes about Kneel

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. (Kahlil Gibran)
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Scrabble value of K5N1E1E1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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