Kneel is defined as to rest on one or both knees.(verb)
An example of kneel is how children position themselves in church while receiving their first communion in the Catholic church.
See kneel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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intransitive verb knelt knelt (nĕlt) or kneeled, kneel·ing, kneels
Origin: Middle English knelen
Origin: , from Old English cnēowlian; see genu-1 in Indo-European roots.
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