To knit up
Knit Knit, v. i. 1. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops. [1913 Webster]

2. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound. [1913 Webster]

{To knit up}, to wind up; to conclude; to come to a close. ``It remaineth to knit up briefly with the nature and compass of the seas.'' [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To tie up — Tie Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tied}(Obs. {Tight}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tying}.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[=i]gan, ti[ e]gan, fr. te[ a]g, te[ a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug, and AS. te[ o]n to draw, to pull. See {Tug}, v. t., and cf. {Tow} to drag.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knit up — transitive verb 1. a. : to tie up : secure, unite b. : to make or repair by knitting knit up several pairs of Christmas mittens knit a torn sleeve …   Useful english dictionary

  • knit up — to make or repair a net; to knot twine into meshes to form a fish net (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Knit — Knit, v. i. 1. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops. [1913 Webster] 2. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound. [1913 Webster] {To knit up}, to wind… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knit — [ nıt ] (past tense and past participle knit or knit|ted) verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to make something such as a piece of clothing using wool and sticks called knitting needles: She reads and knits to pass the time. knit someone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • knit — [[t]nɪ̱t[/t]] knits, knitting, knitted (The past tense can be either knit or knitted for meaning 4.) 1) VERB If you knit something, especially an article of clothing, you make it from wool or a similar thread by using two knitting needles or a… …   English dictionary

  • knit */*/ — UK [nɪt] / US verb Word forms knit : present tense I/you/we/they knit he/she/it knits present participle knitting past tense knit or knitted past participle knit or knitted 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to make something such as a piece of… …   English dictionary

  • knit — 01. Catriona passed the time during the lecture by working on a scarf she was [knitting]. 02. I could hear the clicking of needles as Anne sat [knitting] a sweater. 03. She sat in the corner, her fingers [knitted] together in her lap. 04. Her… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • knit — verb past tense and past participle knitted or knitting (I, T) 1 also knit up to make clothing out of wool using two knitting needles: knit sb sth: She s knitting me a sweater. compare crochet 2 technical to use a plain (=basic) knitting stitch:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • To ride and tie — Tie Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tied}(Obs. {Tight}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tying}.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[=i]gan, ti[ e]gan, fr. te[ a]g, te[ a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug, and AS. te[ o]n to draw, to pull. See {Tug}, v. t., and cf. {Tow} to drag.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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