Knit appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Gelatin knit a leg!
- I, Rasputin, knit up Sari.
- Put it in, knit it, add a tit in, knit it up!
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun knit:
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The word knit is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.
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Definition of the noun knit
What does knit mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: knits
- a fabric made by knitting
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
- more specific terms:
- balbriggan = a cotton knit fabric used for underwear
- double knit = a knit fabric similar to jersey that is made with two sets of needles producing a double thickness joined by interlocking stitches
- jersey = a slightly elastic machine-knit fabric
- stockinette / stockinet = knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
- tricot = a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting
- a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the lefthand side
- needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
Definition of the verb knit
What does knit mean as a doing word?
Knit is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections:
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- make (textiles) by knitting
- examples: knit a scarf | They knit the cape
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] Martha carves [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Product] for [Asset] The contractor will build you a house for $100,000 [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Product] from / out of [Material] Martha carved the baby a toy out of a piece of wood [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Material] for [Beneficiary] Martha carved a piece of wood for the baby [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Material] into [Product] Martha carved the piece of wood into a toy [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Material] into [Product] for [Beneficiary] Martha carved a piece of wood into a toy for the baby [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] Martha carves toys [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] for [Beneficiary] Martha carved a toy for the baby [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] from / out of [Material] Martha carved a toy out of a piece of wood [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] from / out of [Material] for [Asset] Martha will carve a toy out of a piece of wood for $50 [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] from / out of [Material] for [Beneficiary] Martha carved a toy out of a piece of wood for the baby [Material - concrete object] [Verb] [Product] This wood carved beautiful toys
Verbs of Creation (with the same syntax): arrange, assemble, bake, blow, cast, chisel, churn, compile, cook, crochet, develop, embroider, erect, fashion, fold, forge, formulate, grind, grow, hack, hammer, mold, pound, roll, sculpture, sew, spin, stitch, weave, whittle.
- domain: handicraft
- lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- more generic terms: create from raw material / create from raw stuff = make from scratch
- more specific words:
- entailment: run up / sew / sew together / stitch = fasten by sewing
- tie or link together
- to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] Jennifer craned her neck [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] at [Cause] Jennifer rolled her eyes at his behavior [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] Jennifer wagged her finger at the naughty child
Verbs Involving the Body (with the same syntax): arch, bare, bat, beat, blow, clench, click, close, cock, crane, crook, cross, drum, flap, flash, flex, flick, flutter, fold, gnash, grind, hang, hunch, kick, open, pucker, purse, raise, roll, rub, shake, show, shuffle, smack, snap, stamp, stretch, toss, turn, twiddle, twitch, wag, waggle, wiggle, wring, wrinkle.
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of knit: cockle / crumple / pucker / rumple
- more generic terms: crease / crinkle / crisp / ruckle / scrunch / scrunch up / wrinkle = make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
Alternative definition of the verb knit
- [transitive] and [intransitive] To turn thread or yarn into a piece of fabric by forming loops that are pulled through each other. This can be done by hand with needles or by machine.
- [figuratively] [transitive] To join closely and firmly together.
- [intransitive] To become closely and firmly joined; become compact(ed).
- [intransitive] To grow together.
- [transitive] To combine from various elements.
Knit a.k.a. KMKK-FM, "Na Mele Hawaii" is a radio station broadcasting a Hawaiian Music format. Licensed to Kaunakakai, Hawaii, USA. The big signal of KMKK broadcasts Hawaiian music from Molokai to Maui and Oahu. The station is owned by Ohana Broadcast, and is programmed by Rick Thomas.
- official website: www.vremaui.com/KMKK.html
Phrases with knit
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for knit
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Knit Couture (2007)
20 Hand-Knit Designs from Runway to Reality by Gail Downey, Henry Conway
Galliano's legacy to hand knit is the re-introduction of traditional techniques into high-fashion design. Circular...
Boys Don't Knit (2014)
by Tom Easton
Laugh-out-loud, often ridiculous, sometimes quite touching, and revelatory about the knitting world, BOYS DON'T KNIT is a must for boys and girls.
Compassionate Knitting (2011)
Finding Basic Goodness in the Work of Our Hands by Tara Jon Manning
For an easy and intuitive way to quickly determine whether the row you are about to knit is a right-or wrong-side row, try this trick, which assumes that Row 1 and all odd rows of your pattern are right-side rows. Cast on using the Two-Tail or ...
Stand Out in Any Crowd by Sam Horn
A local arts-and-craft store is called Knit Happens. A car-repair shop specializing in lube jobs and brake repair displays a banner that says, "Your squeaky wheel gets our grease." A massage therapist introduced herself at a networking function ...
The Close-knit Circle (2007)
American Knitters Today by Kerry Wills
Beyond third-wave feminism and the DIY movement, a common and perennial motivation for the urge to knit is the desire for personal gratification. Pleasure, happiness, playtime, and fun—these are some of the underappreciated but ...
Knit Stitch Dictionary (2015)
250 Essential Stitches by Debbie Tomkies
Illusion Knit Star Motif Illusion knitting patterns are like magic in the way that they use such simple combinations of colored stripes, knits, and purls to produce amazing “hidden” designs. Illusion patterns are best worked with smooth yarns ...
by Random House
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In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Their Part of Speech Pointed Out, and Their Synonyms Collected, which are Occasionally Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers by William Perry (lecturer in the Academy at Edinburgh.)
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In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson
To KNIT. v.a. ureter, iniror knitted, [envetan, Sax.] To make or unite by texture without a loom. Shakspeare. To tie. Ibid. To join ; to unite.
by Sharon Turner
As with many stitch patterns, you'll want to knit a good size sample swatch to accurately measure gauge, as twist-stitches tighten your ...
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Usage statistics about knit
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun knit:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb knit:
Photos about knit
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MC Rokkor 50mm F1.4
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- Knit Purl
@knicknack shows her knitting seriousness in Vancouver.
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- Machine Knit
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- Learning to knit
By watching Youtube videos and trying it out on box string from Abel & Cole, and pencils
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Video language resources about knit
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- Knit Meaning
Video shows what knit means. and To turn thread or yarn into a piece of fabric by forming loops that are pulled through each other. This can be done by hand ...
- Warp knit Meaning
Video shows what warp knit means. A knit fabric in which intermeshing loops are positioned in warp, or lengthwise, direction. The fabric has a flatter, closer, less ...
- [Jubeat Knit] Slang (EXT) SSS, Player: SENRITSU
Upcoming SG top player / Slang Master SENRITSU performing Slang extreme. Enjoy. :D.
- Knit cap Meaning
Video shows what knit cap means. A soft, head-hugging cap usually without a specified front or back, barring those with designs or logos. knit cap synonyms: ...
- Books of Knit Stitch Dictionary 250 Essential Stitches
- Nanette Lepore Women s Dictionary Textured Knit Dress
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Scrabble value of K5N1I1T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine