Knead vs. Kneed

Knead vs. Kneed — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Knead and Kneed

Kneadverb

To mix and work into a uniform mass, as by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands

kneading dough.

Kneednoun

The joint between the thigh and the lower leg, formed by the articulation of the femur and the tibia and covered anteriorly by the patella.

Kneadverb

To make or shape by or as if by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands.

Kneednoun

The region of the leg that encloses and supports this joint.

Kneadverb

To squeeze, press, or roll with the hands, as in massaging

kneading a painful calf muscle.

Kneednoun

An analogous joint or part of a leg of a quadruped vertebrate.

Kneadverb

(transitive) To work and press into a mass, usually with the hands; especially, to work, as by repeated pressure with the knuckles, into a well mixed mass, the materials of bread, cake, etc.

Kneednoun

The joint between the femur and the tibia in an insect leg.

Kneadverb

To treat or form as if by kneading; to beat.

Kneednoun

Something resembling the human knee, such as a bent piece of pipe.

Kneadverb

To make an alternating pressing motion with the two front paws.

Kneednoun

The part of a garment, as of trousers, that covers the knee.

Kneadverb

(transitive) To mix thoroughly; form into a homogeneous compound.

Kneednoun

A vertical, often conical, woody projection arising from the roots of certain swamp-growing trees

cypress knees.

Kneadnoun

The act of kneading something.

Kneedverb

To strike with the knee.

Kneadverb

make uniform;

knead doughwork the clay until it is soft

Kneedadjective

Having a knee or knees, or, in combination, the stated type of knee or knees.

a kneed biped, a knobbly-kneed boy

Kneadverb

manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes;

She rubbed down her child with a sponge

Kneedadjective

(botany) Having angular joints like the knee.

Kneedverb

simple past tense and past participle of knee