Definition of 'knot'
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Secure with a knot at either end. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The knot garden seems rather fitting for this old romantic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She was still in her wedding dress after tying the knot there hours earlier. The Sun (2012)There was a little knot of people at the top of the steps. The Glasgow Girls (1994)They tied the knot at a small ceremony for close friends and family. The Sun (2016)Sometimes the knot of hair is as big as their head. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pull the thread so that a knot forms on the edge of the fabric. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)You watch with a knot in your stomach. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But which of our housewives will tie the knot? The Sun (2007)We go through our lives knowing only how to tie one or two knots. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tanks were protected with white cloths knotted on strings at intervals. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)They stood around in knots rather than in a solid phalanx. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would be impossible to prove that an extra two or three knots was not caused by local tidal conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She would always want to help - pulling ropes and tying knots. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Guy is one of the last of the princes' circle of friends to tie the knot. The Sun (2014)The knots went tight: he could do himself no further damage. Somewhere East of Life (1994)A rough rope was knotted about her slender neck. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEWe could give up and bundle it away below, but it gives us a vital couple of extra knots of speed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You'll note that my advice doesn't suggest tying your daffodils into silly little knots. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I can no longer straighten the little finger on my right hand and can feel a knot of tissue in my palm below the finger. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'knot'
British English: knot /nɒt/ NOUN
If you tie a knot in a piece of string, rope, cloth, or other material, you pass one end or part of it through a loop and pull it tight.
One lace had broken and been tied in a knot.
- American English: knot
- Arabic: عُقْدَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: nó
- Chinese: 结
- Croatian: čvor
- Czech: uzel
- Danish: knude
- Dutch: knoop lus
- European Spanish: nudo
- Finnish: solmu
- French: nœud
- German: Knoten
- Greek: κόμπος
- Italian: nodo
- Japanese: 結び目
- Korean: 매듭
- Norwegian: knute
- Polish: węzeł
- European Portuguese: nó
- Romanian: nod
- Russian: узел
- Spanish: nudo
- Swedish: knut
- Thai: เงื่อน
- Turkish: düğüm
- Ukrainian: вузол
- Vietnamese: nút thắt
Definition of knot from the Collins English Dictionary
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