- Word Combinations (verb), Homophone Note
|part of speech:
||kneads, kneading, kneaded
||to mix by pressing, folding, and pulling, esp. with the hands.
He will knead the dough until it is smooth.
||to manipulate by pressing, squeezing, or rubbing; massage.
She kneaded her tired muscles.
- similar words:
- massage, rub
The words knead
sound alike but have different meanings.