Kneel (verb)

  1. Go down or rest on one's knees.
  2. Assume or display a submissive or humble attitude.


Old english cnylan, of germanic origin; related to dutch knielen and german knien.


  1. She knelt down to tie her shoelaces.
  2. The knight knelt before the king and swore allegiance.
  3. He knelt in front of the altar in prayer.
  4. The players knelt during the national anthem in protest.
  5. She knelt at his feet, begging for his forgiveness.
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