Translation: from spanish

to kneel (down)

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  • kneel down — verb To kneel, especially as an act of reverence or prayer …   Wiktionary

  • ˌkneel ˈdown — (past tense and past participle knelt [nelt] ) verb [I] to put or have your knee or both knees on the ground She knelt in front of the fire to warm herself.[/ex] He was kneeling at her feet.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • kneel — [ni:l] v also kneel down past tense and past participle knelt [nelt] also kneeled AmE [I] [: Old English; Origin: cneowlian] to be in or move into a position where your body is resting on your knees ▪ Tom knelt down and patted the dog. kneel on ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kneel — [ nil ] (past tense and past participle knelt [ nelt ] or kneeled) verb intransitive * kneel or kneel down to put one or both knees on the ground: She knelt in front of the fire to warm herself. I knelt down on the floor beside her. a. to have… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kneel */ — UK [niːl] / US [nɪl] verb [intransitive] Word forms kneel : present tense I/you/we/they kneel he/she/it kneels present participle kneeling past tense knelt UK [nelt] / US past participle knelt a) kneel or kneel down to put one or both knees on… …   English dictionary

  • kneel — [[t]ni͟ːl[/t]] kneels, kneeling, kneeled, knelt VERB (The forms kneeled and knelt can both be used for the past tense and past participle.) When you kneel, you bend your legs so that your knees are touching the ground. [V prep/adv] She knelt by… …   English dictionary

  • kneel — verb /niːl/ To stoop down and rest on the knee or knees. See Also: genuflect, kneel down …   Wiktionary

  • kneel — also kneel down verb past tense and past participle knelt also kneeled AmE (I) to be in or move into a position where your body is resting on your knees: a statue of a kneeling figure (+ on): We knelt on the floor to have a good look at the map …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • kneel´er — kneel «neel», verb, knelt or kneeled, kneel|ing, noun. –v.i. 1. to go down on one s knee or knees: »She knelt down to pull a weed from the flower bed. I kneeled down, and gave God thanks aloud for my recovery from my sickness (Daniel Defoe) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kneel — (n[=e]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Knelt} (n[e^]lt) or {Kneeled} (n[=e]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Kneeling}.] [OE. knelen, cneolien; akin to D. knielen, Dan. kn[ae]le. See {Knee}.] To bend the knee; to fall or rest on the knees; sometimes with down. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kneel — [v] get down on one’s knees bow, bow down, curtsey, do obeisance, genuflect, kowtow, prostrate oneself, stoop; concept 154 …   New thesaurus


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