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unknit

[uhn-nit] /ʌnˈnɪt/
verb (used with object), unknitted or unknit, unknitting.
1.
to untie or unfasten (a knot, tangle, etc.); unravel (something knitted); undo.
2.
to weaken, undo, or destroy.
3.
to smooth out (something wrinkled).
verb (used without object), unknitted or unknit, unknitting.
4.
to become undone.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English unknytten, Old English uncnyttan. See un-2, knit
Related forms
unknittable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un knit

unknit

/ʌnˈnɪt/
verb -knits, -knitting, -knitted, -knit
1.
to make or become undone, untied, or unravelled
2.
(transitive) to loosen, weaken, or destroy: to unknit an alliance
3.
(transitive) (rare) to smooth out (a wrinkled brow)
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