genuflect definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To fold the knee or touch one leg towards floor or ground, like in worship.
    • To be servilely respectful or deferential; grovel.
    • To bend the knee, like in worship.
    • To bend the knee or touch one knee on flooring or floor, like in worship.
    • becoming servilely respectful or deferential; grovel.
    • To bend the leg, such as worship.
    • To flex the leg or touch one leg on floor or ground, like in worship.
    • to-be servilely respectful or deferential; grovel.
    • To fold the knee, as with worship.
  • verb:
    • To fold the leg, like in servitude or worship
    • To act in a servile way; to grovel.
    • bend the knees and bow in chapel or before a religious superior or picture
    • bend the knees and bow in a servile fashion
    • To fold the leg, as with servitude or worship
    • To behave in a servile way; to grovel.
    • flex the legs and bow in church or before a religious superior or picture
    • fold the legs and bow in a servile way
    • To flex the knee, as with servitude or worship
    • To respond in a servile way; to grovel.
    • flex the legs and bow in chapel or before a religious exceptional or picture
    • bend the legs and bow in a servile manner
  • others:
    • To bend the knee, as with an act of worship or of value; perform genuflection.
    • To fold the knee, like in an act of worship or of respect; perform genuflection.
    • To flex the leg, as in an act of worship or of value; perform genuflection.

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