Definitions For Knot


  • A sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
  • Any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
  • Soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
  • A tight cluster of people or things
  • Something twisted and tight and swollen
  • A hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
  • (of ships and wind) a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour or about 1.15 statute miles per hour
  • To tie a section of rope, string, fabric, etc., to itself or to something else so that a knot forms : to make a knot in (something) ; also : to connect (two or more parts or things) with a knot
  • To develop a painful or uncomfortable feeling of tightness
  • To make (the score of a game or contest) equal


  • Tie or fasten into a knot
  • Tangle or complicate
  • Make into knots; make knots out of

Is Knot a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Knot is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Knot in a Sentence

  • He knotted his tie so that both ends would be the same length.
  • The extension cords were hopelessly knotted together

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Antonyms for Knot

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