"knit" Definition

  1. imp. & p. p. of Knit
  2. v. t. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.
  3. v. t. 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.
  4. v. t. To join; to cause to grow together.
  5. v. t. To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.
  6. v. t. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.
  7. v. i. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.
  8. v. i. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.
  9. n. Union knitting; texture.

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Position in dictionary: 55178 of 111710 words.
Word Type: imp. & p. p., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. i., v. i., n.,
Words that start with "knit": 10
Words that end with "knit": 3
Words that contain "knit": 12
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English Dictionary Definition of knit

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