re·​knit ˌrē-ˈnit How to pronounce reknit (audio)
reknitted; reknitting

transitive + intransitive

: to knit (something) again
reknit an unraveled sweater
allow the bone time to reknit

Word History

First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reknit was in 1581

Dictionary Entries Near reknit

Cite this Entry

“Reknit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!