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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


Synonymsentwine


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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