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knit

knit

 
 
pronunciation:
nIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: knit, knits, knitted, knitting
definition 1: to make by joining together loops of yarn by hand with long needles or by machine.
She knit a sweater.
 
similar words:
crochet, weave
definition 2: to bring into a whole; unite.
He knit his friends into a tight group.
synonyms:
join, unify, unite
similar words:
ally, assemble, bind, combine, connect, gather, link, weave
definition 3: to move closely together and form wrinkles.
She knit her brow and thought about the problem.
synonyms:
crease, crinkle, furrow, pucker, purse, wrinkle
similar words:
compress, crumple
definition 4: to join together and make secure.
The broken table leg was knitted with glue.
synonyms:
connect
similar words:
join, link, merge, unite
derivations: knittable (adj.), knitter (n.)