Definition of Knit

1. Noun. A fabric made by knitting.

Specialized synonyms: Balbriggan, Double Knit, Jersey, Stockinet, Stockinette, Tricot
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile

2. Verb. Make (textiles) by knitting. "They knit the cape "; "Knit a scarf"
Category relationships: Handicraft
Entails: Run Up, Sew, Sew Together, Stitch
Generic synonyms: Create From Raw Material, Create From Raw Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Purl, Rib
Derivative terms: Knitter, Knitting, Knitting

3. Noun. A basic knitting stitch.
Exact synonyms: Knit Stitch, Plain, Plain Stitch
Generic synonyms: Knitting Stitch

4. Verb. Tie or link together.
Exact synonyms: Entwine
Generic synonyms: Conjoin, Join
Specialized synonyms: Purl Stitch, Intertwine, Loop

5. Noun. Needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine.
Exact synonyms: Knitting, Knitwork
Generic synonyms: Needlecraft, Needlework
Examples of category: Bind Off, Tie Up

6. Verb. To gather something into small wrinkles or folds. "They knit the sheets"; "She puckered her lips"
Exact synonyms: Cockle, Crumple, Pucker, Rumple
Related verbs: Draw
Generic synonyms: Crease, Crinkle, Crisp, Ruckle, Scrunch, Scrunch Up, Wrinkle

Definition of Knit

1. v. t. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.

2. v. i. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.

3. n. Union knitting; texture.

Definition of Knit

1. Verb. (transitive) and (intransitive) To turn thread or yarn into a piece of fabric by forming loops that are pulled through each other. This can be done by hand with needles or by machine. ¹

2. Verb. (figuratively) (transitive) To join closely and firmly together. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To become closely and firmly joined; become compact(ed). ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To grow together. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To combine from various elements. ¹

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Definition of Knit

1. to make a fabric or garment by joining loops of yarn [v KNITTED, KNITTING, KNITS]

Medical Definition of Knit

1. 1. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying. "A great sheet knit at the four corners." (Acts x. 11) "When your head did but ache, I knit my handkercher about your brows." (Shak) 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. "Nature can not knit the bones while the parts are under a discharge." (Wiseman) 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) "A link among the days, toknit The generations each to each." (Tennyson) 5. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles. " knits his brow and shows an angry eye." (Shak) Origin: OE. Knitten, knutten, As. Cnyttan, fr. Cnotta knot; akin to Icel. Knta, Sw. Knyta, Dan. Knytte. See Knot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Knit

knights bannerets
knights in shining armor
knights in shining armour
knights marshal
knit (current term)
knit cap
knit caps
knit one's brows
knit one's eyebrows
knit stitch

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