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knit

 (nĭt)
v. knit or knit·ted, knit·ting, knits
v.tr.
1. To make (a fabric or garment) by intertwining yarn or thread in a series of connected loops either by hand, with knitting needles, or on a machine.
2. To form (yarn or thread) into fabric by intertwining.
3. To join closely; unite securely.
4. To draw (the brows) together in wrinkles; furrow.
v.intr.
1. To make a fabric or garment by knitting.
2. To become securely joined or mended together closely, as a fractured bone.
3. To come together in wrinkles or furrows, as the brows.
n.
1. A fabric or garment made by knitting.
2. The way in which a fabric has been knit: a loose knit.

[Middle English knitten, to tie in a knot, from Old English cnyttan.]

knit′ter n.

knit

(nɪt)
vb, knits, knitting, knitted or knit
1. (Knitting & Sewing) to make (a garment, etc) by looping and entwining (yarn, esp wool) by hand by means of long eyeless needles (knitting needles) or by machine (knitting machine)
2. to join or be joined together closely
3. to draw (the brows) together or (of the brows) to come together, as in frowning or concentrating
4. (Medicine) (of a broken bone) to join together; heal
n
(Knitting & Sewing)
a. a fabric or garment made by knitting
b. (in combination): a heavy knit.
[Old English cnyttan to tie in; related to Middle Low German knütten to knot together; see knot1]
ˈknittable adj
ˈknitter n

knit

(nɪt)

v. knit•ted knit, knit•ting, v.t.
1. to make (a garment, fabric, etc.) by interlocking loops of yarn by hand with knitting needles or by machine.
2. to join closely and firmly, as members or parts.
3. to contract into folds or wrinkles: to knit the brow.
v.i.
4. to become closely and firmly joined together; grow together, as broken bones.
5. to contract into folds or wrinkles, as the brow.
6. to do knitting.
n.
7. a fabric or garment produced by knitting.
8. the basic stitch in knitting, formed by pulling a loop of the working yarn forward through an existing stitch and then slipping that stitch off the needle. Compare purl 1 (def. 1).
[before 1000; Middle English knitte, Old English cnyttan to tie; c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German knutten; akin to knot1]
knit′ta•ble, adj.
knit′ter, n.

knit

- Literally first meant "tie with or in a knot."
See also related terms for tie.

knit


Past participle: knitted
Gerund: knitting

Imperative
knit
knit
Present
I knit
you knit
he/she/it knits
we knit
you knit
they knit
Preterite
I knitted
you knitted
he/she/it knitted
we knitted
you knitted
they knitted
Present Continuous
I am knitting
you are knitting
he/she/it is knitting
we are knitting
you are knitting
they are knitting
Present Perfect
I have knitted
you have knitted
he/she/it has knitted
we have knitted
you have knitted
they have knitted
Past Continuous
I was knitting
you were knitting
he/she/it was knitting
we were knitting
you were knitting
they were knitting
Past Perfect
I had knitted
you had knitted
he/she/it had knitted
we had knitted
you had knitted
they had knitted
Future
I will knit
you will knit
he/she/it will knit
we will knit
you will knit
they will knit
Future Perfect
I will have knitted
you will have knitted
he/she/it will have knitted
we will have knitted
you will have knitted
they will have knitted
Future Continuous
I will be knitting
you will be knitting
he/she/it will be knitting
we will be knitting
you will be knitting
they will be knitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been knitting
you have been knitting
he/she/it has been knitting
we have been knitting
you have been knitting
they have been knitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been knitting
you will have been knitting
he/she/it will have been knitting
we will have been knitting
you will have been knitting
they will have been knitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been knitting
you had been knitting
he/she/it had been knitting
we had been knitting
you had been knitting
they had been knitting
Conditional
I would knit
you would knit
he/she/it would knit
we would knit
you would knit
they would knit
Past Conditional
I would have knitted
you would have knitted
he/she/it would have knitted
we would have knitted
you would have knitted
they would have knitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knit - a fabric made by knittingknit - a fabric made by knitting    
balbriggan - a cotton knit fabric used for underwear
double knit - a knit fabric similar to jersey that is made with two sets of needles producing a double thickness joined by interlocking stitches
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
jersey - a slightly elastic machine-knit fabric
stockinet, stockinette - knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
tricot - a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting
2.knit - a basic knitting stitch
knitting stitch - a stitch taken in knitting
3.knit - needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machineknit - needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
bind off, tie up - finish the last row
Verb1.knit - make (textiles) by knitting; "knit a scarf"
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
purl - knit with a purl stitch
rib - form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater"
2.knit - tie or link together
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
purl stitch - make with purl stitches
loop, intertwine - make a loop in; "loop a rope"
3.knit - to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
draw - contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"
crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch up, wrinkle, scrunch - make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

knit

verb
1. join, unite, link, tie, bond, ally, combine, secure, bind, connect, merge, weave, fasten, meld Sport knits the whole family close together.
2. heal, unite, join, link, bind, connect, loop, mend, fasten, intertwine, interlace broken bones that have failed to knit
3. furrow, tighten, knot, wrinkle, crease, screw up, pucker, scrunch up They knitted their brows and started to grumble.

Knitting stitches

box stitch, cable stitch, diagonal rib, double seed or double moss stitch, fisherman's rib, garter rib, garter stitch, layette, mistake rib, moss panels, moss stitch, pavilion, rib, roman stripe, seed stitch, slip stitch, stocking stitch
Translations
يُحيك، يَحْبِكيَلْتَحِمُ العَظْميَنْسِجُ
plést
strikke
neuloapunoayhdistääyhdistelläyhdistyä
plesti
összeforr
gróa samanprjóna
編む
...을 뜨다
megztimezgėjasmezgimasmezginyssuraukti antakius
adītsaaugt
pliesťzrásť
plesti
sticka
ถัก
birleşmekkaynaşmakörgü örmekörmek
đan

knit

[nɪt]
A. VT [+ garment] → hacer (a punto de aguja), tricotar (Sp), tejer (LAm)
she can knit up a sweater in a couple of dayspuede hacer un jersey en un par de días
to knit one's browsfruncir el ceño
his task is to knit the nation back togethersu tarea es la de volver a unir a la gente del país
see also close-knit
B. VI (also knit together, knit up) → hacer punto or calceta, tricotar (Sp), tejer (LAm); [bones] → soldarse; [wound] → cerrarse, curarse
C. CPD knit stitch Npunto m de media
knit together
A. VI + ADV = knit B
B. VT + ADV (fig) → juntar, unir
knit up
A. VT + ADVmontar
B. VI + ADV = knit B

knit

[ˈnɪt]
vt
[+ jumper, scarf] → tricoter
to knit one's brows (literary) (= frown) → froncer les sourcils
(fig) to knit together [+ group] → unir
vitricoter
[broken bones] → se ressouder
adj (= knitted) [suit, dress] → en tricot

knit

pret, ptp <knitted or knit>
vt
blanket, scarf etcstricken; to knit something for somebody, to knit somebody somethingjdm etw stricken; the wool is then knitted into …aus der Wolle wird danngestrickt; knit three, purl twodrei rechts, zwei links
to knit one’s browsdie Stirn runzeln
vi
(person)stricken
(bones: also knit together, knit up) → verwachsen, zusammenwachsen

knit

[nɪt]
1. vt (garment) → lavorare a maglia or a ferri
to knit together (fig) → unire
to knit one's brows → aggrottare le sopracciglia
2. vi
a. (make garment) → lavorare a maglia
b. (also knit together) (broken bones) → saldarsi; (people) → andare d'accordo

knit

(nit) past tense, past participle ˈknitted verb
1. to form (a garment) from yarn (of wool etc) by making and connecting loops, using knitting-needles. She is teaching children to knit and sew; She knitted him a sweater for Christmas.
2. (of broken bones) to grow together. The bone in his arm took a long time to knit.
ˈknitter noun
She's a very good knitter.
ˈknitting noun
1. the work of a knitter. She was occupied with her knitting.
2. the material made by knitting. a piece of knitting.
ˈknitting-needle noun
a thin rod of steel or plastic etc, used in knitting.
knit one's brows
to frown.

knit

يَنْسِجُ plést strikke stricken πλέκω hacer punto, tejer neuloa tricoter plesti lavorare a maglia 編む ...을 뜨다 breien strikke robić na drutach tricotar вязать sticka ถัก örmek đan 编织

knit

vi (pret & pp knitted; ger knitting) (ortho) soldar(se)
References in classic literature ?
And I can only stay home and knit, like a poky old woman
At your leisure hours, knit children's woollen socks and mittens
But as if this vast local power in the tendinous tail were not enough, the whole bulk of the leviathan is knit over with a warp and woof of muscular fibres and filaments, which passing on either side the loins and running down into the flukes, insensibly blend with them, and largely contribute to their might; so that in the tail the confluent measureless force of the whole whale seems concentrated to a point.
He stamps with his feet, he tosses his head, he sways and swings to and fro; he has a wizened-up little face, irresistibly comical; and, when he executes a turn or a flourish, his brows knit and his lips work and his eyelids wink--the very ends of his necktie bristle out.
Baby seemed quite used to this mode of proceeding, for he put his thumb in his mouth (as if it were quite a thing of course), and seemed soon absorbed in his own reflections, while the mother seated herself, and taking out a long stocking of mixed blue and white yarn, began to knit with briskness.
The knit silk undershirt they brought me was on a new plan, and was really a sensible thing; it opened behind, and had pockets in it to put your shoulder-blades in; but they did not seem to fit mine, and so I found it a sort of uncomfortable garment.
Every letter from her is read forty times over; her compliments to all friends go round and round again; and if she does but send her aunt the pattern of a stomacher, or knit a pair of garters for her grandmother, one hears of nothing else for a month.
My attention was now called off by Miss Smith desiring me to hold a skein of thread: while she was winding it, she talked to me from time to time, asking whether I had ever been at school before, whether I could mark, stitch, knit, &c.
But sometimes Pauline would throw down her stitching in amused impatience, and, going to her dainty secretaire, write me a little message in the simplest baby French--which I would answer in French which would knit her brows for a moment or two, and then send her off in peals of laughter.
The Birds thir quire apply; aires, vernal aires, Breathing the smell of field and grove, attune The trembling leaves, while Universal PAN Knit with the GRACES and the HOURS in dance Led on th' Eternal Spring.
He knit his brows, and fixed his eyes for an instant on the ground; as he raised them, the folding doors at the bottom of the hall were cast wide, and, preceded by the major-domo with his wand, and four domestics bearing blazing torches, the guests of the evening entered the apartment.
It did all our hearts good to see him spit in his hand, knit his brows, and make the blade sing through the air.