Examples of kneel in a Sentence
She was kneeling on the floor beside her child.
He was kneeling in front of the altar and praying.
Recent Examples of kneel from the Web
The video shows the girl kneeling down and posing for a selfie.
At either end of the bridge sculptures of hooded, kneeling women represent memory, said John Jaros, executive director of the Aurora Historical Society.
Video footage of the hearing showed Martinez kneeling theatrically in front of a camera and apparently gesturing for photographers.
Observers say the alliance -- which also includes the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt -- probably expected isolated Qatar to quickly kneel to its larger neighbor before the economic and social cost soared.
Once there, they were ordered to kneel and say their goodbyes before Woods shot each victim in the head with a 10 mm handgun.
Q: The Garfield football team first knelt in September and then decided to continue the protest at later games.
Beyoncé first announced the news of her pregnancy on Instagram in February, showing off her baby bump and wearing a green veil while kneeling in front of a floral wreath in an artistic photo.
Both teams, Democrats and Republicans, knelt together in prayer before the game.
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Origin and Etymology of kneel
Middle English knelen, from Old English cnēowlian; akin to Old English cnēow knee
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
KNEEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kneel for English Language Learners
: to move your body so that one or both of your knees are on the floor : to be in a position in which both of your knees are on the floor
KNEEL Defined for Kids
Definition of kneel for Students
: to support the body on the knees
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