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kneel

 (nēl)
intr.v. knelt (nĕlt) or kneeled, kneel·ing, kneels
To go down or rest on one or both knees.

[Middle English knelen, from Old English cnēowlian; see genu- in Indo-European roots.]

kneel

(niːl)
vb, kneels, kneeling, knelt or kneeled
(intr) to rest, fall, or support oneself on one's knees
n
the act or position of kneeling
[Old English cnēowlian; see knee]
ˈkneeler n

kneel

(nil)

v.i. knelt kneeled, kneel•ing.
to go down or rest on the knees or a knee.
[before 1000; Middle English knelen, Old English cnēowlian (c. Middle Low German knēlen, Dutch knielen). See knee, -le]

kneel


Past participle: kneeled/knelt
Gerund: kneeling

Imperative
kneel
kneel
Present
I kneel
you kneel
he/she/it kneels
we kneel
you kneel
they kneel
Preterite
I kneeled/knelt
you kneeled/knelt
he/she/it kneeled/knelt
we kneeled/knelt
you kneeled/knelt
they kneeled/knelt
Present Continuous
I am kneeling
you are kneeling
he/she/it is kneeling
we are kneeling
you are kneeling
they are kneeling
Present Perfect
I have kneeled/knelt
you have kneeled/knelt
he/she/it has kneeled/knelt
we have kneeled/knelt
you have kneeled/knelt
they have kneeled/knelt
Past Continuous
I was kneeling
you were kneeling
he/she/it was kneeling
we were kneeling
you were kneeling
they were kneeling
Past Perfect
I had kneeled/knelt
you had kneeled/knelt
he/she/it had kneeled/knelt
we had kneeled/knelt
you had kneeled/knelt
they had kneeled/knelt
Future
I will kneel
you will kneel
he/she/it will kneel
we will kneel
you will kneel
they will kneel
Future Perfect
I will have kneeled/knelt
you will have kneeled/knelt
he/she/it will have kneeled/knelt
we will have kneeled/knelt
you will have kneeled/knelt
they will have kneeled/knelt
Future Continuous
I will be kneeling
you will be kneeling
he/she/it will be kneeling
we will be kneeling
you will be kneeling
they will be kneeling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kneeling
you have been kneeling
he/she/it has been kneeling
we have been kneeling
you have been kneeling
they have been kneeling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kneeling
you will have been kneeling
he/she/it will have been kneeling
we will have been kneeling
you will have been kneeling
they will have been kneeling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kneeling
you had been kneeling
he/she/it had been kneeling
we had been kneeling
you had been kneeling
they had been kneeling
Conditional
I would kneel
you would kneel
he/she/it would kneel
we would kneel
you would kneel
they would kneel
Past Conditional
I would have kneeled/knelt
you would have kneeled/knelt
he/she/it would have kneeled/knelt
we would have kneeled/knelt
you would have kneeled/knelt
they would have kneeled/knelt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kneel - supporting yourself on your kneeskneel - supporting yourself on your knees  
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
Verb1.kneel - rest one's weight on one's knees; "In church you have to kneel during parts of the service"
rest - not move; be in a resting position

kneel

verb genuflect, bow, stoop, curtsy or curtsey, bow down, kowtow, get down on your knees, make obeisance She knelt by the bed and prayed.
Translations
يَرْكَعيَرْكَعُ
klečet
knæle
polvistua
klečatikleknuti
térdelletérdel
lutut
krjúpa
ひざを曲げる
무릎을 꿇다
atsiklauptiklūpėti
mesties ceļosstāvēt uz ceļiem
pokleknitiklečati
stå på knä
คุกเข่า
quỳ

kneel

[niːl] (knelt or kneeled (pt, pp)) VI (also kneel down) (= act) → arrodillarse, ponerse de rodillas; (= state) → estar de rodillas
to kneel to (fig) → hincar la rodilla ante

kneel

[ˈniːl] [knelt] (pt, pp) vis'agenouiller
to be kneeling → être agenouillé
kneel down
vis'agenouillerknee-length [ˈniːlɛŋθ] adj [skirt] → qui s'arrête au genou
knee-length boots → des bottes qui montent jusqu'aux genoux

kneel

pret, ptp <knelt or kneeled>
vi (→ vor +dat) → knien; (also kneel down)niederknien, (sich) hinknien

kneel

[niːl] (knelt (pt, pp)) vi (also kneel down) → inginocchiarsi

kneel

(niːl) past tense, past participle knelt (nelt) verb
(often with down) to be in, or move into, a position in which both the foot and the knee of one or both legs are on the ground. She knelt (down) to fasten the child's shoes; She was kneeling on the floor cutting out a dress pattern.

kneel

يَرْكَعُ klečet knæle knien γονατίζω arrodillarse polvistua s’agenouiller klečati inginocchiarsi ひざを曲げる 무릎을 꿇다 knielen knele klęknąć ajoelhar-se становиться на колени stå på knä คุกเข่า diz çökmek quỳ
References in classic literature ?
You must kneel down," said Marilla in embarrassment.
Then the thought of his own mother came across him, and the promise he had made at her knee, years ago, never to forget to kneel by his bedside, and give himself up to his Father, before he laid his head on the pillow, from which it might never rise; and he lay down gently, and cried as if his heart would break.
The first few nights after he came he did not kneel down because of the noise, but sat up in bed till the candle was out, and then stole out and said his prayers, in fear lest some one should find him out.
At length - at length - after so many days Of weary pilgrimage and burning thirst,(Thirst for the springs of lore that in thee lie,) I kneel, an altered and an humble man, Amid thy shadows, and so drink within My very soul thy grandeur, gloom, and glory!
The duke ordered his huntsmen to go to the help of knight and squire, and they raised Don Quixote, sorely shaken by his fall; and he, limping, advanced as best he could to kneel before the noble pair.
Trump has repeatedly attacked the NFL players who kneel during the national anthem by terming it as "not acceptable".
In the United States, Catholic congregations kneel during the eucharistic prayer because the American bishops requested an exception from Rome.
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick began the protest kneel move last year to raise awareness of racial inequality and social injustice issues in the wake of several fatal police shootings of unarmed African-Americans.
Several dozen NFL players, fewer than last week, chose to sit or kneel during the US national anthem at the start of games on Sunday, a day after President Donald Trump again demanded an end to a protest he sees as a sign of disrespect for the flag.
South Eugene High School Principal Andy Dey on Friday said the students' choice to kneel was their First Amendment right.
President Donald Trump by name but his poem follows five days of attacks by Trump on National Football League players who kneel during the playing of the national anthem to protest racial disparities in the justice system.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been a staunch supporter of Mr Trump, so the speculation was that he would not allow his players to kneel during the national anthem.