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English noun: knit

1. knit (artifact) a fabric made by knitting

Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile

Narrower (hyponym)balbriggan, double knit, jersey, stockinet, stockinette, tricot

2. knit (artifact) a basic knitting stitch

Synonymsknit stitch, plain, plain stitch

Broader (hypernym)knitting stitch

3. knit (artifact) needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine

Synonymsknitting, knitwork

Broader (hypernym)needlecraft, needlework

Domain category membersbind off, tie up

English verb: knit

1. knit (creation) make (textiles) by knitting

SamplesKnit a scarf.

ExamplesThey knit the cape

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Narrower (hyponym)purl, rib

Entailrun up, sew, sew together, stitch

Domain categoryhandicraft

2. knit (creation) tie or link together


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)conjoin, join

Narrower (hyponym)intertwine, loop, purl stitch

3. knit (contact) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

SamplesShe puckered her lips.

Synonymscockle, crumple, pucker, rumple

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle

Verb groupdraw

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