knead


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knead

 (nēd)
tr.v. knead·ed, knead·ing, kneads
1. To mix and work into a uniform mass, as by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands: kneading dough.
2. To make or shape by or as if by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands.
3. To squeeze, press, or roll with the hands, as in massaging: kneading a painful calf muscle.

[Middle English kneden, from Old English cnedan.]

knead′er n.

knead

(niːd)
vb (tr)
1. to work and press (a soft substance, such as bread dough) into a uniform mixture with the hands
2. to squeeze, massage, or press with the hands
3. to make by kneading
[Old English cnedan; related to Old Saxon knedan, Old Norse knotha]
ˈkneader n

knead

(nid)

v.t.
1. to work (dough, clay, etc.) into a uniform mixture by pressing, folding, and stretching.
2. to manipulate by similar movements, as the body in a massage.
3. to make by kneading: to knead bread.
[before 950; Middle English kneden, Old English cnedan, c. Old Saxon knedan, Old High German chnetan]
knead′er, n.
knead′ing•ly, adv.

knead


Past participle: kneaded
Gerund: kneading

Imperative
knead
knead
Present
I knead
you knead
he/she/it kneads
we knead
you knead
they knead
Preterite
I kneaded
you kneaded
he/she/it kneaded
we kneaded
you kneaded
they kneaded
Present Continuous
I am kneading
you are kneading
he/she/it is kneading
we are kneading
you are kneading
they are kneading
Present Perfect
I have kneaded
you have kneaded
he/she/it has kneaded
we have kneaded
you have kneaded
they have kneaded
Past Continuous
I was kneading
you were kneading
he/she/it was kneading
we were kneading
you were kneading
they were kneading
Past Perfect
I had kneaded
you had kneaded
he/she/it had kneaded
we had kneaded
you had kneaded
they had kneaded
Future
I will knead
you will knead
he/she/it will knead
we will knead
you will knead
they will knead
Future Perfect
I will have kneaded
you will have kneaded
he/she/it will have kneaded
we will have kneaded
you will have kneaded
they will have kneaded
Future Continuous
I will be kneading
you will be kneading
he/she/it will be kneading
we will be kneading
you will be kneading
they will be kneading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kneading
you have been kneading
he/she/it has been kneading
we have been kneading
you have been kneading
they have been kneading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kneading
you will have been kneading
he/she/it will have been kneading
we will have been kneading
you will have been kneading
they will have been kneading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kneading
you had been kneading
he/she/it had been kneading
we had been kneading
you had been kneading
they had been kneading
Conditional
I would knead
you would knead
he/she/it would knead
we would knead
you would knead
they would knead
Past Conditional
I would have kneaded
you would have kneaded
he/she/it would have kneaded
we would have kneaded
you would have kneaded
they would have kneaded

knead


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To stretch, press and fold dough or a similar mixture until it has a smooth texture.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.knead - make uniform; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
manipulate - hold something in one's hands and move it
proof - knead to reach proper lightness; "proof dough"
masticate - grind and knead; "masticate rubber"
crop, cultivate, work - prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
work - behave in a certain way when handled; "This dough does not work easily"; "The soft metal works well"
2.knead - manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes; "She rubbed down her child with a sponge"
manipulate - hold something in one's hands and move it

knead

verb squeeze, work, massage, manipulate, form, press, shape, stroke, blend, rub, mould Lightly knead the mixture on a floured surface.

knead

verb
To handle in a way so as to mix, form, and shape:
Translations
يَعْجِن
ælte
hnoîa
minkyti
mīcīt
miesiť
gnestimesiti
hamur yapmakyoğurmak

knead

[niːd] VT [+ dough] → amasar, sobar; [+ clay] → amasar, trabajar; [+ muscle] → masajear, dar masaje a

knead

[ˈniːd] vt [+ dough] → pétrir

knead

vt doughkneten; (= massage) musclesmassieren, durchkneten (inf)

knead

[niːd] vt (dough, clay) → impastare, lavorare; (muscle) → massaggiare

knead

(niːd) verb
to press together and work (dough etc) with the fingers. His mother was kneading (dough) in the kitchen.

knead

v. amasar, sobar.
References in classic literature ?
Mix well together, knead into the form of a "pone," and let the pone stand awhile--not on its edge, but the other way.
They had been gone nearly an hour when the doctor sent me into the next room to moisten and knead up some plaster of Paris.
They were idiots of the kind that amuse themselves with chattering instead of setting themselves to knead the dough.
Put the meal into the trough, add water gradually, and knead it thoroughly.
As to governing them well," said Sancho, "there's no need of charging me to do that, for I'm kind-hearted by nature, and full of compassion for the poor; there's no stealing the loaf from him who kneads and bakes;' and by my faith it won't do to throw false dice with me; I am an old dog, and I know all about 'tus, tus;' I can be wide-awake if need be, and I don't let clouds come before my eyes, for I know where the shoe pinches me; I say so, because with me the good will have support and protection, and the bad neither footing nor access.
Could you give me a full explanation on how to knead the dough?
CHEESY GARLIC BREAD This cheesy garlic bread is scrumptious and easy to make and little hands will love to pummel and knead the dough
Debra said, "I searched for solutions to kneading polymer clay for years, I looked for something - anything - that would knead clay, and found nothing.
The polymer is sent forward too fast to knead it sufficiently.
3 Tip the dough out of the bowl Tip the dough out of the bowl onto a clean board and knead it onto a clean board and knead it with 1-2 tbsp wheat flour to stop it with 1-2 tbsp wheat flour to stop it sticking to the board.
Turn it out onto the counter and knead it for a couple of minutes until it begins to look smooth.