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Webster 1913 Edition


Unknit

Un-knit′

,
Verb.
T.
[1st
un-
+
knit
.]
To undo or unravel what is knitted together.
Fie, fie!
unknit
that threatening unkind brow.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Unknit

UNKNIT'

, v.t.
1.
To separate threads that are knit; to open; to loose work that is knit or knotted.
2.
To open.

Definition 2023


unknit

unknit

English

Verb

unknit (third-person singular simple present unknits, present participle unknitting, simple past and past participle unknitted)

  1. To unravel.
    Exhaustion will unknit even the ordered mind.
  2. To undo knitted stitches by reversing the knitting motion.

Synonyms

  • (undo knitted stitches): tink