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knit

 
 
pronunciation:
nIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: knits, knitting, knit, knitted
definition 1: to join together loops of yarn by hand with long needles or by machine, in order to make various items such as sweaters, blankets, and shawls.
In the evening, my grandmother likes to sit in her armchair and knit.
 
similar words:
crochet
definition 2: to make by knitting.
She knit a sweater.
similar words:
crochet, weave
definition 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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.)