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Definition of knee verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

knee

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//niː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//niː//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they knee
BrE BrE//niː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//niː//
 
he / she / it knees
BrE BrE//niːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//niːz//
 
past simple kneed
BrE BrE//niːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//niːd//
 
past participle kneed
BrE BrE//niːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//niːd//
 
-ing form kneeing
BrE BrE//ˈniːɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈniːɪŋ//
 
 
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(kneed, kneed) knee somebody/something to hit or push somebody/something with your knee He kneed his attacker in the groin. Word Origin Old English cnēow, cnēo, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch knie and German Knie, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin genu and Greek gonu.
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