knot

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɒt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nɑt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(not)

Inflections of 'knot' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
knots
v 3rd person singular
knotting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
knotted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
knotted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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knot

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [granny, square, double, slip] knot
  2. tie a knot in [the rope, your laces]
  3. tie a knot [firmly, securely] (around)
  4. [held, secured] (in place) by a knot
  5. had knots in her hair
  6. was a knot in the [cable, rope, cord]
  7. trying to undo the knot
  8. can't get the knot [out, undone]
  9. [untie, undo, remove, comb out] a knot
  10. the knot of [family, kinship, marriage]
  11. are going to tie the knot in [the summer, September]
  12. a knot in the [tree, wood, bark, log]
  13. felt a knot in her stomach
  14. gave me a knot in my stomach
  15. the ship [travels at, reaches] twenty-five knots
  16. slang: don't tie yourself up in knots!
  17. slang: tied themselves up in knots [with, about]
'knot' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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