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Definitions and Synonyms of knit | Another word for knit | What is knit?

Definition 1: needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for knit in the sense of this definition

(knit is a kind of ...) a creation created or assembled by needle and thread

(knit is the domain which ... is member of) finish the last row

Definition 2: a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the lefthand side - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for knit in the sense of this definition

(knit is a kind of ...) a stitch taken in knitting

Definition 3: a fabric made by knitting - [noun denoting artifact]

(knit is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is a kind of knit ) a cotton knit fabric used for underwear

(... is a kind of knit ) a knit fabric similar to jersey that is made with two sets of needles producing a double thickness joined by interlocking stitches

(... is a kind of knit ) a slightly elastic machine-knit fabric

(... is a kind of knit ) knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

(... is a kind of knit ) a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting

Definition 4: to gather something into small wrinkles or folds - [verb of contact]

Samples where knit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She puckered her lips

Synonyms for knit in the sense of this definition

(knit is a kind of ...) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic

"The dress got wrinkled" "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

(knit has a similar meaning as ...) contract

"The material drew after it was washed in hot water"

Definition 5: make (textiles) by knitting - [verb of creation]

Samples where knit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • knit a scarf

(knit is a kind of ...) make from scratch

(... is a kind of knit ) knit with a purl stitch

(... is a kind of knit ) form vertical ribs by knitting

"A ribbed sweater"

(knit implies ...) fasten by sewing; do needlework

(knit belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

Definition 6: tie or link together - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for knit in the sense of this definition

(knit is a kind of ...) make contact or come together

"The two roads join here"

(... is a kind of knit ) make with purl stitches

(... is a kind of knit ) make a loop in

"loop a rope"

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