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knit

[ nit ]
/ n瑟t /
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verb (used with object), knit路ted or knit, knit路ting.
verb (used without object), knit路ted or knit, knit路ting.
noun
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Origin of knit

before 1000; Middle English knitte,Old English cnyttan to tie; cognate with German kn眉tten;see knot1

OTHER WORDS FROM knit

knit路ta路ble, adjectiveknitter, nounpre路knit, verb (used with object), pre路knit路ted or pre路knit, pre路knit路ting.re路knit, verb, re路knit路ted or re路knit, re路knit路ting.
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How to use knit in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for knit

knit
/ (n瑟t) /

verb knits, knitting, knitted or knit
to make (a garment, etc) by looping and entwining (yarn, esp wool) by hand by means of long eyeless needles (knitting needles) or by machine (knitting machine)
to join or be joined together closely
to draw (the brows) together or (of the brows) to come together, as in frowning or concentrating
(of a broken bone) to join together; heal
noun
  1. a fabric or garment made by knitting
  2. (in combination)a heavy knit

Derived forms of knit

knittable, adjectiveknitter, noun

Word Origin for knit

Old English cnyttan to tie in; related to Middle Low German kn眉tten to knot together; see knot 1
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