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