Kneel

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Respectful GesturePlay
Kneeling can show respect or honor towards someone or something. SlideThe knight knelt before his queen.
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Religious PracticePlay
Kneeling is a common position for prayer in many religions, indicating reverence. SlideThey knelt in prayer at the church.
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Submissive PosturePlay
In some contexts, kneeling may be seen as a sign of submission or asking for forgiveness. SlideHe knelt to beg for her pardon.