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knit together

1. Literally, to join or connect pieces of fabric by knitting them together. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "knit" and "together." How long will it take you to knit these squares of the quilt together?
2. To fuse together. This meaning is typically used to describe the healing of broken bones. Based on your latest X-ray, the bones in your arm have knit together nicely.
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knit something together

to join things together by knitting. Terry knitted the parts of the sweater together. Sally knitted together the two parts of the glove.
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knit together

[for broken bones] to join or grow together. The bones are knitting together exactly as expected. If the bones don't knit together properly, we will have to do something a little more drastic.
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knit together

v.
1. To join some pieces of material by knitting: It's easier to knit each part of the sweater separately and then knit them together. After adding the fringe, knit together the two sections of the blanket.
2. To become fused together. Used of broken bones that are healing: If the doctor sets the two pieces of bone just right, they should knit together in three weeks.
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As a woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown, Blanchett tries to hide behind a bunch of lies that she knits together in an attempt to re-invent her life.
SO ALL THE EVIDENCE MASSIVELY SUPPORTS A THEORY OF EVOLUTION THAT KNITS TOGETHER EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT BIOLOGY.
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The researchers also suggest that the ants bring in or encourage the growth of the sooty, mold that knits together a trap.
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Based on a novel by Jeannette Winterson, the tale knits together the lives of a boatman's daughter and Napoleon Bonaparte's chef.
At once high-minded and gossipy, Lebrecht knits together quite a story of what has happened to classical music, and it is not a pretty story.
In this world, Wilentz and Johnson have hung a marvelous tale that not only knits together some of the major interstices of the national scandal it became - salvation, sex, murder - but also reveals much about the sexual and economic underpinnings of nineteenth-century American evangelicalism.