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Definition of knee:

  1. A bending of the knee, as in respect or courtesy.
  2. A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent.
  3. In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg.
  4. In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint, corresponding to the wrist in man.
  5. The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh and leg.
  6. To supplicate by kneeling.

Synonyms:

articulation of the femur and the tibia, knee joint, crook, patella, ginglymus joint, hinge, stifle, Articulatio Genus, kneecap, genu, human knee, bend, bone.

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