Simple Definition of knead
: to prepare (dough) by pressing a mixture of flour, water, etc., with your hands
: to press and squeeze (a person's muscles) with your hands
Examples of knead
Knead the dough until it is smooth.
Origin of knead
Middle English kneden, from Old English cnedan; akin to Old High German knetan to knead
First Known Use: before 12th century
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