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1. stitch

verb. ['ˈstɪtʃ'] fasten by sewing; do needlework.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • pucker
  • cast on
  • secure
  • tack
  • gather
  • fell
  • baste
  • retick
  • join
  • sew together
  • sew
  • hemstitch
  • overcast
  • tuck
  • hem
  • finedraw
  • backstitch
  • run up
  • cast off
  • conjoin
  • tick
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • cast off
  • unfasten
  • disjoin
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • stiche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Stitch

  • unhitch
  • enrich
  • bewitch
  • which
  • twitch
  • tritsch
  • tritch
  • triche
  • switch
  • stich
  • snitch
  • krych
  • klich
  • glitch
  • fritzsche
  • fritsche
  • fritsch
  • fritch
  • britsch
  • blitch
  • zich
  • witch
  • wich
  • ritch
  • riche
  • rich
  • pitsch
  • pitch
  • piche
  • nycz

How do you pronounce stitch?

Pronounce stitch as stɪʧ.

US - How to pronounce stitch in American English

UK - How to pronounce stitch in British English

Example sentences of the word stitch


1. Verb, base form
Cut out and stitch together your soaker diaper fabric.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Wrap the yarn counterclockwise around the hook one more time and draw this loop through the stitch.

Quotes containing the word stitch


1. Make up a story... For our sake and yours forget your name in the street; tell us what the world has been to you in the dark places and in the light. Don't tell us what to believe, what to fear. Show us belief's wide skirt and the stitch that unravels fear's caul.
- Toni Morrison, The Nobel Lecture In Literature, 1993

2. cross-stitch

noun. embroidery done with pairs of stitches that cross each other.

Synonyms

  • embroidery

3. cross-stitch

noun. two stitches forming a cross or X.

Synonyms

  • half cross stitch
  • sewing stitch

4. hemming-stitch

noun. a stitch used in sewing hems on skirts and dresses.

Synonyms

  • sewing stitch

5. stitch

noun. ['ˈstɪtʃ'] a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing.

Synonyms

  • embroidery stitch
  • stitchery
  • crochet stitch
  • sewing stitch
  • sewing

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • untie
  • unstaple

Etymology

  • stiche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stitch

noun. ['ˈstɪtʃ'] a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running.

Synonyms

  • hurting

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain

Etymology

  • stiche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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