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 for knit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knit \Knit\ (n[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Knit or Knitted;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Knitting.] [OE. knitten, knutten, As.
     cnyttan, fr. cnotta knot; akin to Icel. kn[=y]ta, Sw. knyta,
     Dan. knytte. See Knot.]
     1. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as
        cord; to fasten by tying.
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              A great sheet knit at the four corners. --Acts x.
                                                    11.
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              When your head did but ache,
              I knit my handkercher about your brows. --Shak.
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     2. To form, as a textile fabric, by the interlacing of yarn
        or thread in a series of connected loops, by means of
        needles, either by hand or by machinery; as, to knit
        stockings.
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     3. To join; to cause to grow together.
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              Nature can not knit the bones while the parts are
              under a discharge.                    --Wiseman.
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     4. To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit
        together in love.
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              Thy merit hath my duty strongly knit. --Shak.
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              Come, knit hands, and beat the ground,
              In a light fantastic round.           --Milton
                                                    (Comus).
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              A link among the days, toknit
              The generations each to each.         --Tennyson.
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     5. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.
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              He knits his brow and shows an angry eye. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knit \Knit\, v. i.
     1. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave
        by making knots or loops.
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     2. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones
        will in time knit and become sound.
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     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knit \Knit\, n.
     Union knitting; texture. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  knit
      n 1: a fabric made by knitting
      2: a basic knitting stitch [syn: knit, knit stitch, plain,
         plain stitch]
      3: needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of
         connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
         [syn: knit, knitting, knitwork]
      v 1: make (textiles) by knitting; "knit a scarf"
      2: tie or link together [syn: knit, entwine]
      3: to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She
         puckered her lips" [syn: pucker, rumple, cockle,
         crumple, knit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  126 Moby Thesaurus words for "knit":
     abbreviate, adhere, affix, anchor, annex, attach, belay, bind,
     braid, cement, cicatrize, cinch, circumscribe, clamp, clinch,
     close up, coarct, cocker, cockle, cohere, combine, come together,
     communicate, compact, compress, concentrate, condense, connect,
     consolidate, constrict, constringe, contract, converge, corrugate,
     cramp, crease, crimp, crimple, crinkle, crumple, curtail, decrease,
     draw, draw in, draw together, embrace, engraft, enlace, entwine,
     fasten, fix, furrow, graft, granulate, grapple, grow together,
     hang together, heal, heal over, hold together, intercommunicate,
     interconnect, interknit, interlace, intertie, intertissue,
     intertwine, intertwist, interweave, intort, join, knot, lace, link,
     loom, loop, make fast, mat, meet, mend, merge, moor, narrow, net,
     noose, plait, pleach, pucker, pucker up, purse, put to, raddle,
     reduce, ridge, right itself, rimple, ripple, ruck, ruckle, rumple,
     scab over, screw up, secure, set, set to, shirr, shorten, solidify,
     splice, strangle, strangulate, tie up, tighten, tissue, trice up,
     trim, twill, twine, twist, unite, wattle, weave, web, wimple,
     wreathe, wrinkle
  
  

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