Definitions for dentdɛnt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a hollow or depression in a surface, as from a blow.
a noticeable effect, esp. of reduction:
a dent in one's pride.
I haven't made a dent in this pile of work.
(v.t.)to make a dent in or on; indent.
to have the effect of reducing or slightly injuring:
The caustic remark dented my ego.
(v.i.)to show dents; become dented.
Origin of dent:
1250–1300; ME dente, var. of dint
Ref: tooth (def. 5). 5
Origin of dent:
1545–55; < MF < L dēnstooth
an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
"it made a dent in my bank account"
incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent(noun)
a depression scratched or carved into a surface
dent, ding, gouge, nick(verb)
an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
make a depression into
"The bicycle dented my car"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a damaged area where the surface of sth has been pushed in
a dent in the back of the car; The impact dented the space shuttle.
a stroke; a blow
a slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation
to make a dent upon; to indent
a tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc
Translations for dent
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small hollow made by pressure or a blow
My car has a dent where it hit a tree.
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- حَدَبَه، طَعْجَهArabic
- amassadoPortuguese (BR)
- die BeuleGerman
- فرورفتگی؛ غر شدگیFarsi
- ulupina, ulekninaCroatian
- (눌려서) 움푹 들러간 곳Korean
- (trieciena atstāts) iespiedums; iedobumsLatvian
- bulk, fordypning, hakkNorwegian
- فرورفتگی؛ غر شدگیPersian
- غاښغاښ جوړولPashto
- buchnuté miesto, priehlbinaSlovak
- buckla, märkeSwedish
- göçük, çukurTurkish
- 凹陷Chinese (Trad.)
- виїмка, вибоїнаUkrainian
- کسی سطح پر چوٹ سے پڑنے والا گڈھاUrdu
- vết lõmVietnamese
- 凹部Chinese (Simp.)
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