KNIT, verb transitive nit. preterit tense and participle passive knit or knitted. [Latin nodo, whence nodus, Eng. knot.]
1. To unite, as threads by needles; to connect in a kind of net-work; as, to knit a stocking.
2. To unite closely; as, let our hearts be knit together in love.
3. To join or cause to grow together.
Nature cannot knit the bones, while the parts are under a discharge.
4. To tie; to fasten.
And he saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending to him, as it were a great sheet knit at the four corners. Acts 10:11.
5. To draw together; to contract; as, to knit the brows.
KNIT, verb intransitive nit. To unite or interweave by needles.
1. To unite closely; to grow together. Broken bones will in time knit and become sound.
KNIT, noun nit. Union by knitting; texture. [Little Used.]