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knot

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of knot

  1. 1 a number of things considered as a unit from the summit we could see knots of houses up and down the river valley Synonyms of knot array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, group, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteWords Related to knot accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms of knot entity, item, single, unit

  2. 2 a small rounded mass of swollen tissue felt a small knot on the back of his head Synonyms of knot bump, lump, node, nodule, swellingWords Related to knot growth, tumor, wart; hump, hunch; bruise, contusion, welt; blister, boil; blob, chunk, clod, clump, gob, gobbet, hunk, knob, nub, nubble, nugget, wad

  3. 3 a uniting or binding force or influence their business partnership is strengthened by the knot of personal friendship Synonyms of knot cement, cord, bond, ligature, link, tieWords Related to knot attachment, connection, fastening, hookup, joint, linkage, linkup, nexus, tie-up, union, yoke; affection, fondness, sympathy; fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel; constraint, curb, hampering, limit, limitation, restraint, restrictionNear Antonyms of knot detaching, disengaging, parting, separation; unbinding, unfastening, unfettering, untying (or untieing); emancipation, freedom, liberation, release

  4. 4 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit knots of people were quietly chatting around the meeting hall Synonyms of knot array, band, batch, battery, body, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, group, lot, parcel, party, passelWords Related to knot assembly, collective, congregation, gathering, muster, organization; circle, clan, clique, coterie, fellowship, gang, ring, round, set; faction, guild (also gild), order, school, sect; brigade, crew, outfit, phalanx, platoon, posse, task force, team; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, union; battalion, squadron; bevy, brood, coveyNear Antonyms of knot individual, single

  5. 5 something that requires thought and skill for resolution mercy killing is generally seen as a matter fraught with legal and medical knots Synonyms of knot case, challenge, problem, matter, nut, troubleWords Related to knot issue, question; corner, fix, hole, hot water, jam, mire, pickle, predicament, quagmire, spot; crux, Gordian knot, sticky wicket, toughie (also toughy); catch-22, dilemma, quandary; catch, glitch, hitch, pitfall, snag; conundrum, enigma, mystery, puzzle, puzzlement, riddle; brainteaser, perplexer, poser, stumperNear Antonyms of knot magic bullet, silver bullet; cure-all, panaceaAntonyms of knot answer, solution


knot

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of knot

  1. to twist together into a usually confused mass the extension cords were hopelessly knotted together Synonyms of knot interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, entangle, snarl, tangleWords Related to knot jumble, scrabble, scramble; braid, enlace, entwine, entwist, inweave, plait, twine, weave, wind, wreathe, writheNear Antonyms of knot unknot, unravel, unscramble; unweaveAntonyms of knot disentangle, unsnarl, untangle, untwine, untwist



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