Part of speech: verb

To rest, as on the knees.

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Usage examples "kneel":

  1. You know well that you can't kneel to a priest's ear, for you've stopped your conscience. - "Vittoria, v8", George Meredith.
  2. Then they are all got in line facing one way and kneel together as close as possible. - "Weather and Folk Lore of Peterborough and District", Charles Dack.
  3. Father told me to stand or kneel at the head of the chap who had been rescued, then, grabbing hold of the arms above the elbows, to draw them up over the head, keep them there a couple of seconds, then force them down and press them against the sides of the chest. - "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.