Associations to the word «Knit»


KNIT, 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.
KNIT, verb. (figuratively) (transitive) To join closely and firmly together.
KNIT, verb. (intransitive) To become closely and firmly joined; become compacted.
KNIT, verb. (intransitive) To grow together.
KNIT, verb. (transitive) To combine from various elements.
KNIT, verb. (intransitive) To heal (of bones) following a fracture.
KNIT, verb. (transitive) To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.
KNIT, verb. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.
KNIT CAP, noun. (US) A soft, head-hugging cap usually without a specified front or back, barring those with designs or logos
KNIT CAPS, noun. Plural of knit cap
KNIT ONE'S BROWS, verb. (idiomatic) To scowl, indicating anger, worry, or puzzlement.
KNIT ONE'S EYEBROWS, verb. (idiomatic) Alternative form of knit one's brows.
KNIT YOGHURT, verb. (jocular) (sometimes pejorative) To behave in a left-wing or hippie fashion; an imagined activity among left-wing and hippie groups.

Dictionary definition

KNIT, noun. A fabric made by knitting.
KNIT, noun. A basic knitting stitch.
KNIT, noun. Needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine.
KNIT, verb. Make (textiles) by knitting; "knit a scarf".
KNIT, verb. Tie or link together.
KNIT, verb. To gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips".

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne