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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.
See also: knit, together
References in classic literature ?
Poyser had had her eyes fixed on her husband with cold severity during his silence, but now she turned away her head with a toss, looked icily at the opposite roof of the cow-shed, and spearing her knitting together with the loose pin, held it firmly between her clasped hands.
There was the organization of the mouth-to-mouth propaganda; the organization, with all its ramifications, of our spy system; the establishment of our secret printing-presses; and the establishment of our underground railways, which meant the knitting together of all our myriads of places of refuge, and the formation of new refuges where links were missing in the chains we ran over all the land.
Harker says that knitting together in chronological order every scrap of evidence they have.
Edna Jones has been county organiser for Anglesey Young Farmers and she believes its role in knitting together communities and promoting rural life to youngsters is vital.
Morrison said: "More and more, it is about knitting together the colour and the paint and the images in the picture.
Damian Waters of the Confederation of British Industry said: "Linking up HS2 and the Northern Powerhouse will unlock a series of connections knitting together Manchester, Liverpool and London to a high quality transport network fit for the 21st century."
1 / 3 Women are knitting together in a local hotel.
After long study of the role of Catholicism in Italy and in Italian colonies during the 20th century, Ceci reconstructs the history of the encounter between the Catholic Church and Fascism by knitting together a historical narrative from findings that have emerged from the rich source material that has accumulated in recent years, most importantly in the Vatican Archives.
SLT stated that, as telecom traffic increasing fast existing cable systems like SEA-ME-WE 4 are getting heavily loaded, 20,000 kilometre cable system, knitting together 17 countries can carry 24,000 Giga bits per second (24 Tera bits per second), that s equivalent to transmitting 4800 high-definition movies every second.
The TDS Center succeeds by knitting together a complex program of very Specific study areas with an open and more flexible set of spaces ...
Who else would think of knitting together our current passion for all things gloomily Scandinavian with laugh out loud literary purls.
Some 699 knitters from around the UK took part but it failed to break the Guinness World Record for the number of people knitting together for at least 15 minutes.
"The first couple of games in the tournament would certainly give me a good indication of where we are at and hopefully I have got a very talented side but is it about knitting together as a team," he added.
This history of railways is based on an immodest (but true) premise: Railroads changed the world, knitting together nations such as Canada, the U.S., and Russia, and making it possible for North American farmers to feed a hungry world.
Wigan Athletic 1 West Ham United 0 WIGAN manager Roberto Martinez is starting to see signs his side are knitting together and is hopeful the 1-0 victory over West Ham means they have turned a corner.