- 1stitch something (+ adv./prep.) to use a needle and thread to repair, join, or decorate pieces of cloth synonym sew Her wedding dress was stitched by hand. A pocket was stitched to the front of the jacket. (figurative) An agreement was hastily stitched together (= made very quickly).
- 2 stitch something (up) to sew the edges of a wound together The cut will need to be stitched. Phrasal Verbsstitch somethingup
NAmE//stɪtʃ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stitch
he / she / it stitches
past simple stitched
-ing form stitching