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kneel

noun

1 kneel

Supporting yourself on your knees.

synonym: kneeling.

Roget 363: interment, burial, sepulture; inhumation; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation.    funeral, funeral rite, ... show more

Dutch: kniebuiging
Polish: klęczenie



verb

1 kneel

Rest one's weight on one's knees.

Roget 886: cringe, bow, stoop, kneel, bend the knee; fall on one's knees, prostrate oneself; worship etc. 990.    sneak, crawl, crouch, cower, ... show more

Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more

Roget 914: pity; have pity, show pity, take pity etc. n.; commiserate, compassionate; condole etc. 915; sympathize; feel for, ... show more

Roget 990: worship, lift up the heart, aspire; revere etc. 928; adore, do service, pay homage; humble oneself, kneel; bow the knee, bend the knee; fall down, ... show more

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Roget 725: succumb, submit, yeild, bend, resign, defer to.    lay down one's arms, deliver up one's arms; lower colors, haul down colors, strike one's flag, strike colors.    surrender, surrender at discretion; ... show more

Dutch: knielde, knielen


Moby thesaurus: bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bob, bob a curtsy, bob down, bootlick, bow, bow and scrape, bow down, bow the head, cower, crawl, creep, cringe, crouch, curtsy, duck, fall down before, fawn ... show more.

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