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verb [transitive] stitch pronunciation in British English /stɪtʃ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestitching
past tensestitched
past participlestitched
  1. 1
    to join pieces of cloth together by sewing them

    They stitched red and blue ribbons onto their hats.

  2. 2
    to join someone’s skin together after it has been cut

    Surgeons managed to stitch his finger back on.

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