Do you want to know what some of the most common verbs that start with K are? Well, you are in the right place. Keep reading to find them all and see examples of how to use them.
Meaning: To use a kayak boat to travel over a body of water.
Example Sentence: We kayaked through the nearby river yesterday, it was fun.
Meaning: To fall over or to collapse.
Example Sentence: Our boat won’t keel over even when the wind is strong.
Meaning: To lament loudly over a tragedy, most often someone’s death.
Example Sentence: My dad suddenly collapsed and we keened over his body while waiting for the ambulance.
Meaning: To hold something for a period of time, to retain it.
Example Sentence: Can you keep my car keys at your place?
Meaning: To know someone or something.
Example Sentence: Do you ken anyone that could help me with my problems?
Meaning: To intentionally damage something by scratching it with a key.
Example Sentence: Laura keyed her ex-boyfriend’s car.
Meaning: To hit someone or something with your foot.
Example Sentence: Larry kicked Joe in the face last night, he was bleeding!
Meaning: To tease or joke around lightheartedly.
Example Sentence: Don’t be mad, I’m kidding!
Meaning: To take a person away against their will.
Example Sentence: Terrorists kidnapped the president’s daughter!
Meaning: To cause someone to die.
Example Sentence: Mike killed a man when he was young and now he can’t get a job.
Meaning: To start a fire or a flame.
Example Sentence: We kindled a bonfire and sat around it while talking all night
Meaning: To bend or twist something.
Example Sentence: Our water hose kinked all of a sudden and splashed water all over us.
Meaning: To sleep somewhere that is not your house.
Example Sentence: I’ll sleep on the sofa tonight, and you can kip on my bed.
Meaning: To touch lips with another person.
Example Sentence: Brandon kissed me last night! I’m so happy!
Meaning: To provide someone with the needed tools and equipment for the situation.
Example Sentence: Now that we are all kitted out in life jackets we can start!
Meaning: To work something with your hands by massaging it, mostly dough for bread.
Example Sentence: Did you knead the dough for our pizza?
Meaning: To rest on your knees.
Example Sentence: Why did you kneel in front of Jerry last night?
Meaning: To stab someone with a knife or a sharp object.
Example Sentence: I can’t believe that guy was knifed to death at the club yesterday.
Meaning: To give someone the rank of knight.
Example Sentence: Sean was knighted for his contribution to the world of art.
Meaning: To make clothes out of wool with two long needles.
Example Sentence: I knitted the perfect sweater for you!
Meaning: To repeatedly hit something (a door) to make a noise.
Example Sentence: When you get to my house, just knock on the door lightly.
Meaning: To tie a rope or a ribbon securely.
Example Sentence: We knotted the rope strongly so he can’t escape.
Meaning: To have knowledge about or be familiar with something.
Example Sentence: I know a lot about Hollywood films from the 1980s.
Meaning: To strike using your knuckles
Example Sentence: Michael knuckled James down while everyone was watching.
Meaning: To act subserviently to someone.
Example Sentence: Carol kowtows to our boss constantly.