Definition of 'knit'
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It seemed as if they were knit together by an invisible force. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Globally competitive firms knit together national competitive advantages to make things in the most cost-effective locations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And no one exemplifies it better than the little, scuttling figure who knits it all together in the centre of the pitch. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A little wool, a couple of knitting needles and a bit of time and lives can be changed. The Sun (2016)Their plight - and many more like them - has inspired you to pick up your knitting needles in droves. The Sun (2016)Throw on your chunky knit, switch on the kettle and enter TV season in style. The Sun (2016)The strap is long enough to wear over a coat or a chunky knit, but you carry it close to your body, tucked discreetly under your arm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can now put those knitting needles down as we have drawn the campaign to a close. The Sun (2015)Wrap up for the season in layers of chiffon and chunky knits. The Sun (2013)The story strands past and present are knitted together in a satisfyingly coherent manner. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are a very closely knit family and that meant the world to me. The Sun (2009)Maybe also the navy knit jacket with military detail. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To make hot pants work you need a pair of legs and not two knitting needles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Try this trick by adding a contrasting polo neck under a chunky knit. The Sun (2014)That sense of fading glory is one of the themes that knits the stories together. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They felt like a closely knit team. Christianity Today (2000)Get this knitting needle in a wig out of our sight! Times, Sunday Times (2007)All of whom argue that the average bloke knows as much about his health as he does about knitting patterns. The Sun (2010)It's an extremely robust plant that knits tightly together. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's like trying to hold a lump of jelly with knitting wool. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The other good thing about spring knits is they don't take up much space. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's a gossipy world that is quite tightly knit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Team with silver shoes, jeans and a navy knit for day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's like a coil of silk with knitting wool and big sparkly gold frilly bits. The Sun (2011)It pretended it was all about knitting, but really it was about puns. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He tells me that it will be a year or 18 months before the bone knits round the metal pin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All the women at present were busy knitting woollen garments; some were learners and did their work slowly and painstakingly. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)
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Translations for 'knit'
British English: knit /nɪt/ VERB
When someone knits something, they make it from wool or a similar thread using knitting needles or a machine.
She knitted him 10 pairs of socks.
I had endless hours to knit and sew.
- American English: knit
- Arabic: يَنْسِجُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tricotar
- Chinese: 编织
- Croatian: plesti
- Czech: plést z vlny
- Danish: strikke
- Dutch: breien
- European Spanish: hacer punto
- Finnish: neuloa
- French: tricoter
- German: stricken
- Greek: πλέκω
- Italian: lavorare a maglia
- Japanese: 編む
- Korean: ...을 뜨다 스웨터
- Norwegian: strikke
- Polish: robić na drutach
- European Portuguese: tricotar
- Romanian: a tricota
- Russian: вязать
- Spanish: tejer
- Swedish: sticka en tröja
- Thai: ถัก
- Turkish: örmek
- Ukrainian: плести
- Vietnamese: đan
Definition of knit from the Collins English Dictionary
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