Definitions of knit

  1. to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; " She puckered her lips"
  2. tie or link together
  3. needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
  4. a basic knitting stitch
  5. a fabric made by knitting
  6. make ( textiles) by knitting; " knit a scarf"
  7. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.
  8. To form, as a textile fabric, by the interlacing of yarn or thread in a series of connected loops, by means of needles, either by hand or by machinery; as, to knit stockings.
  9. To join; to cause to grow together.
  10. To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.
  11. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.
  12. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.
  13. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.
  14. Union knitting; texture.
  15. To tie, unite, or draw together; form, as a fabric, by weaving thread on needles.
  16. To weave thread or yarn in loops on needles; to join together.
  17. Knitted.
  18. To form into a knot: to tie together: to unite into network by needles: to cause to grow together: to unite closely: to draw together, to contract.
  19. To interweave with needles: to grow together:- pr. p. knitting; pa. t. and pa. p. knitted or knit.
  20. KNITTER.
  21. Knit or Knitted.
  22. To make a fabric by looping threads; grow together.
  23. To unite by knots or loops; unite closely.
  24. To form ( a fabric or garment) by a series of interlocked loops of yarn or thread.
  25. Hence, to unite closely; grow together.
  26. To tie together; to unite or connect into a kind of network, by looping yarn with wires; to cause to grow together; to unite closely; to draw together, or to contract.
  27. To weave, by looping yarn with wires; to grow together; to unite closely.
  28. To weave by the hand; to unite closely; to tie or fasten; to connect into a kind of network; to draw together, as the brows.

Usage examples for knit

  1. If this be so, then unity through trade and finance will be less universal, but more close- knit in its narrower scope. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  2. In another ten days, if he remains quiet, he will be able to go, and in a couple of months will be as strong and active as ever, if he will but keep quiet until the bones have knit. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  3. My step- mother's death knit the tie between her son and myself more closely than ever. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  4. It has no closely knit plot, but merely a succession of comical incidents, and vivid caricatures of Mr. Pickwick and his friends. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  5. The young girl knit her brows with an anxious expression; then, after a moment's hesitation; she said: Will you let me see your foot? – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  6. Their souls appeared to be knit together, and they loved each other with a love 'passin' the love of woman. – The Land of Long Ago by Eliza Calvert Hall
  7. She took up even the most thoroughly feminine avocations, and learned to sew, and knit, and cook. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  8. But when she exclaimed that her prophecy had been fulfilled, and that Paula, was now his, his brow was knit as he replied, with gloomy regret, that though he had won the woman he loved, it was only to lose her again. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. You had better sit round the fire and knit stockings, and I'll read aloud The Old Helmet, as I'm so prim. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  10. Betty knit her brows. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  11. It would be nice if Miss Lally could knit some for him. – Nurse Heatherdale's Story by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  12. He was about six feet or a little over in height, and had a wonderfully lithe, well- knit figure, and a carriage full of grace and dignity. – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  13. He drove to the foot of the knoll, looked in the direction Tad indicated, and knit his brows in wonder. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  14. Now, then, ere foot of man go forth, ye two Knit counsels. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  15. He still wore his natural expression; yet now and then his brow was knit, for he was haunted by the eyes of Seleukus's wife. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  16. Scarcely for a moment did I leave Madeline's side, and every instant knit my heart closer and closer to her. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. But now Uncle Sam and his grandson, having their love knit afresh by disaster, were eager to start for the Saw- mill, and trust all except their own business to Providence. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  18. You have to be a small, well- knit country for that sort of exquisite personal unitedness. – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  19. And a gallant fight she made when the issue was knit. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  20. You don't want to knit, do you, Mother? – Rainbow Hill by Josephine Lawrence