unknit

verb

un·​knit ˌən-ˈnit How to pronounce unknit (audio)
unknit or unknitted; unknitting

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The first scientist to unknit those effects and solve the riddle was Syukuro Manabe. Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic, 21 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unknit was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Unknit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unknit. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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