Definitions for dentdɛnt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. dent(noun)

    an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)

    "it made a dent in my bank account"

  2. incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent(noun)

    a depression scratched or carved into a surface

  3. dent, ding, gouge, nick(verb)

    an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

  4. indent, dent(verb)

    make a depression into

    "The bicycle dented my car"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dent(noun)

    a stroke; a blow

  2. Dent(noun)

    a slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation

  3. Dent(verb)

    to make a dent upon; to indent

  4. Dent(noun)

    a tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc

  5. Origin: [F., fr. L. dens, dentis, tooth. See Tooth.]


  1. Dent, Cumbria

    Dent is a village and civil parish in Cumbria, England. It lies in Dentdale, a narrow valley on the western slopes of the Pennines within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is about 4 miles south east of Sedbergh and about 8 miles north east of Kirkby Lonsdale.

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