- The definition of bended means to have curved or forced out of a straight position in the past tense.
An example of bended used as a verb is the phrase bended knee which is the kneeling position someone might take to propose marriage.
on bended knee
in a humble, contrite, or beseeching manner
A past participle of bend1.
- (archaic) bent
- He offered his fealty on bended knee.
- (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of bend
- Generally obsolete except in the phrase "on bended knee"