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1. knot

noun. ['ˈnɑːt'] a tight cluster of people or things.

Synonyms

  • cluster
  • clustering
  • clump

Antonyms

  • snarl
  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave

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Words that Rhyme with Knot

  • konsultat
  • montserrat
  • vancott
  • qiryat
  • marcott
  • kiryat
  • forgot
  • boitnott
  • squat
  • sprott
  • sadat
  • refaat
  • perrott
  • minot
  • massat
  • malott
  • lamott
  • labatt
  • demott
  • cannot
  • batat
  • ascott
  • trott
  • trot
  • swat
  • surat
  • stott
  • staat
  • spot
  • slott

How do you pronounce knot?

Pronounce knot as nɑt.

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Example sentences of the word knot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make a knot after the bead with all three strands of yarn to hold it in place.

2. Verb, base form
Choose a fitted style, or knot a larger shirt at the waist.

3. Adjective
To fill knot holes in the fence, use a standard wood filling product.

Quotes containing the word knot


1. The knot of intimacy at the center of 'Ten Thousand Saints' is the friendship between Teddy McNicholas and Jude Keffy-Horn.
- Stacey D'Erasmo

2. When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
- Theodore Roosevelt

3. Sometimes I feel like we're a knot, too tangled to be taken apart.
- Kiera Cass, The Elite

2. knot

noun. ['ˈnɑːt'] any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object.

Synonyms

  • loop knot
  • surgeon's knot
  • stopper knot
  • fastener
  • Turk's head
  • fixing
  • blood knot
  • lovers' knot
  • fisherman's bend
  • truelove knot
  • Gordian knot
  • holdfast
  • sheepshank
  • hitch
  • barrel knot
  • overhand knot
  • true lover's knot
  • prolonge knot
  • bowknot
  • fastening
  • clove hitch
  • sailor's breastplate
  • slipknot
  • hawser bend
  • love knot
  • square knot
  • lover's knot
  • bow
  • figure eight
  • figure of eight
  • fisherman's knot
  • true lovers' knot
  • carrick bend

Antonyms

  • unhitch
  • stand still
  • walk
  • rear

3. knot

noun. ['ˈnɑːt'] a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged.

Synonyms

  • plank
  • wood

Antonyms

  • get off
  • disembark
  • live out

4. knot

verb. ['ˈnɑːt'] make into knots; make knots out of.

Synonyms

  • create from raw stuff
  • macrame

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • unstrap
  • unlash

5. knot

verb. ['ˈnɑːt'] tie or fasten into a knot.

Synonyms

  • bind

Antonyms

  • starve
  • abstain

6. knot

noun. ['ˈnɑːt'] a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere.

Synonyms

  • sandpiper
  • greyback
  • Calidris
  • genus Calidris
  • grayback

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • ride
  • disconnect

7. knot

noun. ['ˈnɑːt'] something twisted and tight and swollen.

Synonyms

  • distorted shape
  • gnarl

Antonyms

  • pleasantness
  • order
  • elegance

8. knot

noun. ['ˈnɑːt'] a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude.

Synonyms

  • mi
  • naut mi
  • international nautical mile
  • air mile
  • nautical linear unit
  • mile

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • disjoin
  • unfasten
  • artifact

9. knot

verb. ['ˈnɑːt'] tangle or complicate.

Synonyms

  • enlace
  • intertwine
  • ravel
  • twine
  • entwine
  • lace
  • tangle

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwine
  • uncover
  • fauna

10. knot

noun. ['ˈnɑːt'] soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design.

Synonyms

  • burl
  • raggedness
  • roughness

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • untwist
  • let go of
  • ravel
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