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1. knit

verb. ['ˈnɪt'] make (textiles) by knitting.

Synonyms

  • rib
  • sew
  • run up
  • create from raw material
  • create from raw stuff
  • purl
  • sew together

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken
  • arrange

Etymology

  • knitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnyttan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Knit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit

Sentences with knit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Work the next two rows in stockinette starting with a knit row.

2. Verb, base form
You'll knit 5.5 inches for a medium and 7 inches for a large sweater.

3. Proper noun, singular
0:23 knit fabric you saw it exactly the same

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Then knit 10 rows to create the collar of your dog's sweater.

5. Verb, past tense
Knit 9, knit 2 together across the row, ending with knit 1.

6. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Continue knitting the left mitten as you knit the right.

Quotes about knit


1. She looked so sexy with her sixteen cats that I just had to swipe right, but when she messaged me first quoting Monty Python, I knew it was Tinder love. Maybe on the first date we’ll knit the blanket we’ll make love under.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. I’ll stand by you. And by stand I mean cower in your shadow. It’s probably cold there, so I’m going to knit myself a warm cat sweater to wear.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. close-knit

adjective. held together as by social or cultural ties.

Synonyms

  • closely knit

Antonyms

  • open
  • middle

3. tight-knit

adjective. closely and firmly integrated.

Synonyms

  • integrated

Antonyms

  • separate
  • disintegrative

4. well-knit

adjective. strongly and firmly constructed.

Synonyms

  • well-set

Antonyms

  • frail
  • delicate

5. circular-knit

adjective. knitted in tubular form.

Antonyms

  • incoherent

6. knit

noun. ['ˈnɪt'] a fabric made by knitting.

Synonyms

  • balbriggan
  • double knit
  • tricot
  • stockinet
  • stockinette
  • cloth
  • jersey
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • knitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnyttan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. knit

verb. ['ˈnɪt'] tie or link together.

Synonyms

  • entwine
  • loop
  • purl stitch
  • join
  • conjoin

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal

Etymology

  • knitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnyttan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. knit

noun. ['ˈnɪt'] needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine.

Synonyms

  • knitting
  • knitwork
  • needlecraft

Antonyms

  • straight
  • hot
  • prolix
  • cool

Etymology

  • knitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnyttan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. knit

noun. ['ˈnɪt'] a basic knitting stitch.

Synonyms

  • knitting stitch
  • plain
  • knit stitch

Antonyms

  • tough
  • stale
  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • knitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnyttan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. knit

verb. ['ˈnɪt'] to gather something into small wrinkles or folds.

Synonyms

  • crisp
  • pucker
  • scrunch
  • draw
  • crease
  • ruckle
  • crinkle
  • cockle
  • crumple
  • rumple
  • scrunch up

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • sheathe
  • disarrange
  • obviate

Etymology

  • knitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnyttan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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