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1. knee

noun. ['ˈniː'] hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella.

Synonyms

  • articulatio genus
  • hinge joint
  • knee joint
  • genicular vein
  • kneepan
  • ginglymus
  • human knee
  • musculus articularis genus
  • patella
  • ginglymoid joint
  • leg
  • vena genus
  • genu

Antonyms

  • free
  • stimulate

Etymology

  • kne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cneo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Knee Bend

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  • extend
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  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
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  • intend
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  • descend
  • depend
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  • commend
  • backend
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  • spend

2. bend

verb. ['ˈbɛnd'] form a curve.

Synonyms

  • creep
  • angle
  • double up
  • curl up
  • tilt
  • crook
  • change shape
  • cringe
  • curl
  • cower
  • slant
  • arch
  • crawl
  • draw in
  • crouch
  • grovel
  • change form
  • tip
  • arc
  • fawn
  • stoop
  • deform
  • double over
  • incurvate
  • flex
  • curve
  • bow
  • retroflex
  • replicate
  • lean

Antonyms

  • straightness
  • rear
  • forward
  • endomorphic

Etymology

  • benden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bendan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bend

verb. ['ˈbɛnd'] change direction.

Antonyms

  • straight

Etymology

  • benden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bendan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bend

verb. ['ˈbɛnd'] cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form.

Synonyms

  • deform
  • twist
  • change shape
  • change form
  • gnarl
  • convolute
  • indent
  • flex
  • convolve
  • turn
  • dent
  • crank

Antonyms

  • leave
  • lie
  • stand
  • pull

Etymology

  • benden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bendan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. knee

noun. ['ˈniː'] joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee.

Synonyms

  • hind leg
  • articulatio
  • articulation
  • stifle

Antonyms

  • divided
  • distributive
  • segregated
  • individual

Etymology

  • kne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cneo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bend

verb. ['ˈbɛnd'] bend one's back forward from the waist on down.

Synonyms

  • crouch
  • stoop
  • squinch
  • flex
  • cower
  • bow
  • change posture

Antonyms

  • mesomorphic
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • benden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bendan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. knee

noun. ['ˈniː'] the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee.

Synonyms

  • leg

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unilateral

Etymology

  • kne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cneo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bend

noun. ['ˈbɛnd'] curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.).

Synonyms

  • blind bend
  • road
  • elbow
  • route
  • curve
  • hairpin bend
  • section
  • segment

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unequivocal
  • multivalent
  • univalent

Etymology

  • benden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bendan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bend

noun. ['ˈbɛnd'] movement that causes the formation of a curve.

Synonyms

  • deflexion
  • bending
  • movement
  • motion
  • deflection

Antonyms

  • right angle
  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • repel

Etymology

  • benden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bendan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bend

noun. ['ˈbɛnd'] a circular segment of a curve.

Synonyms

  • curved shape
  • crook
  • curve
  • turn
  • bight

Antonyms

  • impartiality
  • stay
  • unwind
  • uncoil

Etymology

  • benden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bendan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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