Antonyms of verb knot

1 of 3 senses of knot

Sense 3
ravel, tangle, knot -- (tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story")
       Antonym of unknot (Sense 1)
      => unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick -- (become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb knot

3 senses of knot

Sense 1
knot -- (make into knots; make knots out of; "She knotted her fingers")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 2
knot -- (tie or fasten into a knot; "knot the shoelaces")
       => tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")

Sense 3
ravel, tangle, knot -- (tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story")
       => intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace -- (spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts")

Antonyms of adj knotted

2 senses of knotted

Sense 1
knotted -- (tied with a knot; "his carefully knotted necktie")

INDIRECT (VIA tied) -> untied, unfastened -- (not tied)

Sense 2
gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed -- (used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick")

INDIRECT (VIA crooked) -> straight -- (having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders")

Similarity of adj knotted

2 senses of knotted

Sense 1
knotted -- (tied with a knot; "his carefully knotted necktie")
       => tied (vs. untied), fastened -- (fastened with strings or cords; "a neatly tied bundle")

Sense 2
gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed -- (used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick")
       => crooked (vs. straight) -- (having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth")

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