Synonyms for knot

Synonyms for (noun) knot

Synonyms: Calidris canutus, knot, grayback, greyback

Definition: a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere

Similar words: sandpiper

Definition: any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers

Synonyms: knot

Definition: any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object

Similar words: fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

Definition: restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

Synonyms: knot, slub, burl

Definition: soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design

Similar words: roughness, raggedness

Definition: a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven

Synonyms: knot

Definition: a tight cluster of people or things

Usage: a small knot of women listened to his sermon; the bird had a knot of feathers forming a crest

Similar words: bunch, clump, cluster, clustering

Definition: a grouping of a number of similar things

Usage: a bunch of trees; a cluster of admirers

Synonyms: naut mi, nautical mile, mile, air mile, knot, mi, international nautical mile

Definition: a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude

Similar words: nautical linear unit

Definition: a linear unit of distance used in navigation

Synonyms: gnarl, knot

Definition: something twisted and tight and swollen

Usage: their muscles stood out in knots; the old man's fists were two great gnarls; his stomach was in knots

Similar words: distorted shape, distortion

Definition: a shape resulting from distortion

Synonyms: knot

Definition: a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged

Usage: the saw buckled when it hit a knot

Similar words: wood

Definition: the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

Synonyms for (verb) knot

Synonyms: knot

Definition: tie or fasten into a knot

Usage: knot the shoelaces

Similar words: tie, bind

Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

Usage: They tied their victim to the chair

Synonyms: tangle, ravel, knot

Definition: tangle or complicate

Usage: a ravelled story

Similar words: twine, enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace

Definition: spin,wind, or twist together

Usage: intertwine the ribbons; Twine the threads into a rope; intertwined hearts

Synonyms: knot

Definition: make into knots; make knots out of

Usage: She knotted her fingers

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Definition: make from scratch

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