stitch

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stitch is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
stitch

Plural
stitches

Stitches of red thread in cloth.
  1. (countable) A stitch is a little circle of thread, used to join cloth together.
    A stitch in time saves nine. (Fix a little hole in cloth with one stitch now, or the hole will be big and will need many stitches.)


Verb[change]

Plain form
stitch

Third-person singular
stitches

Past tense
stitched

Past participle
stitched

Present participle
stitching

  1. If you stitch something, you make stitches in it.
  2. If you stitch something, you sow it.