unknit

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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.
Queyras further unknits the traditional lyric in the section immediately following "Crash" entitled "Some Moments from a Land Before the Expressway." Here, the reader encounters a new interlocutor: not Wordsworth but his sister Dorothy.