unknit

un·knit

 (ŭn-nĭt′)
tr. & intr.v. un·knit or un·knit·ted, un·knit·ting, un·knits
To unravel or undo (something knit or tied) or become unraveled or undone.
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unknit

(ʌnˈnɪt)
vb, -knits, -knitting, -knitted or -knit
1. to make or become undone, untied, or unravelled
2. (tr) to loosen, weaken, or destroy: to unknit an alliance.
3. (tr) rare to smooth out (a wrinkled brow)
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unknit


Past participle: unknitted
Gerund: unknitting

Imperative
unknit
unknit
Present
I unknit
you unknit
he/she/it unknits
we unknit
you unknit
they unknit
Preterite
I unknitted
you unknitted
he/she/it unknitted
we unknitted
you unknitted
they unknitted
Present Continuous
I am unknitting
you are unknitting
he/she/it is unknitting
we are unknitting
you are unknitting
they are unknitting
Present Perfect
I have unknitted
you have unknitted
he/she/it has unknitted
we have unknitted
you have unknitted
they have unknitted
Past Continuous
I was unknitting
you were unknitting
he/she/it was unknitting
we were unknitting
you were unknitting
they were unknitting
Past Perfect
I had unknitted
you had unknitted
he/she/it had unknitted
we had unknitted
you had unknitted
they had unknitted
Future
I will unknit
you will unknit
he/she/it will unknit
we will unknit
you will unknit
they will unknit
Future Perfect
I will have unknitted
you will have unknitted
he/she/it will have unknitted
we will have unknitted
you will have unknitted
they will have unknitted
Future Continuous
I will be unknitting
you will be unknitting
he/she/it will be unknitting
we will be unknitting
you will be unknitting
they will be unknitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unknitting
you have been unknitting
he/she/it has been unknitting
we have been unknitting
you have been unknitting
they have been unknitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unknitting
you will have been unknitting
he/she/it will have been unknitting
we will have been unknitting
you will have been unknitting
they will have been unknitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unknitting
you had been unknitting
he/she/it had been unknitting
we had been unknitting
you had been unknitting
they had been unknitting
Conditional
I would unknit
you would unknit
he/she/it would unknit
we would unknit
you would unknit
they would unknit
Past Conditional
I would have unknitted
you would have unknitted
he/she/it would have unknitted
we would have unknitted
you would have unknitted
they would have unknitted
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in classic literature ?
Thank God it is no worse!" And now he unknit his black brows; looked down, smiling at me, and stroked my hair, as if well pleased at seeing a danger averted.
The semi-liberalized command economy was beginning to collapse, while ethnic unrest and nationalism were starting to unknit the very territory of the Soviet Union.
Unknit wool for sweaters and woolen clothes is imported into our country.
Do higher brows unknit within the block, And eyes whose Phidias and Pericles Are eons hence make out through crystal skeins Wind-loosened tresses and the twitch of reins?
The same power which knit us together can only unknit. The same formality which forged the links of the Union, is necessary to dissolve it.
"Unknit that threatening unkind brow and dart not scornful glances from those eyes."
Katherine opens by chiding the other women: "Fie, fie, unknit that threatening unkind brow, / And dart not scornful glances from those eyes" toward their husbands (5.2.136-37).
I'll never shake my lust for pills, narcotics which have unknit my
Enough to hum the approximate ontology they unknit.
To you, who said you were disillusioned by the necessary hawking of the fax machine, I say in reply: Unknit your brow, and ask yourself why it took the extreme visual clue of your business machines taking a hike, for you to believe that you should make a change.
Frustrated by this loss, Titus angrily chides his brother: "Marcus, unknit that sorrow-wreathen knot;/ Thy niece and I, poor creatures, want our hands/ And cannot passionate our tenfold grief/ With folded arms" (III.ii.4-7).