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Definition of kneel verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they kneel
he / she / it kneels
past simple knelt
-ing form kneeling
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to be in or move into a position where your body is supported on your knee or knees a kneeling figure People sometimes kneel to pray. kneel (down) We knelt (down) on the ground to examine the tracks.
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