Pronunciation: nĭt
v. t.1.To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.
[imp. & p. p. Knit or Knitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Knitting.]
A great sheet knit at the four corners.
- Acts x. 11.
2.To form, as a textile fabric, by the interlacing of yarn or thread in a series of connected loops, by means of needles, either by hand or by machinery; as, to knit stockings.
3.To join; to cause to grow together.
4.To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.
Thy merit hath my duty strongly knit.
- Shak.
Come, knit hands, and beat the ground,
In a light fantastic round.
- Milton (Comus).
5.To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.
v. i.1.To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.
2.To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.
To knit up
to wind up; to conclude; to come to a close.
- Holland.
n.1.Union knitting; texture.
Noun1.knit - a fabric made by knitting
Synonyms: knitted fabric
2.knit - a basic knitting stitch
3.knit - needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
Synonyms: knitting, knitwork
Verb1.knit - make (textiles) by knitting; "knit a scarf"
2.knit - tie or link together
Synonyms: entwine
3.knit - to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
abbreviate, adhere, affix, anchor, annex, attach, belay, bind, braid, cement, cicatrize, cinch, circumscribe, clamp, clinch, close up, coarct, cocker, cockle, cohere, combine, come together, communicate, compact, compress, concentrate, condense, consolidate, constrict, constringe, contract, converge, corrugate, cramp, crease, crimp, crimple, crinkle, crumple, curtail, decrease, draw, draw in, draw together, embrace, engraft, enlace, entwine, fix, furrow, graft, granulate, grapple, grow together, hang together, heal, heal over, hold together, intercommunicate, interconnect, interknit, interlace, intertie, intertissue, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, intort, knot, lace, link, loom, loop, make fast, mat, meet, merge, moor, narrow, net, noose, plait, pleach, pucker, pucker up, purse, put to, raddle, reduce, ridge, right itself, rimple, ripple, ruck, ruckle, rumple, scab over, screw up, secure, set, set to, shirr, shorten, solidify, splice, strangle, strangulate, tie up, tighten, tissue, trice up, trim, twill, twine, twist, wattle, weave, web, wimple, wreathe, wrinkle
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-- Knit --
knit stitch
knitted fabric
knitting machine
knitting needle
Knitting sheath
knitting stitch
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