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Verb: dent  dent
  1. Make a depression into
    "The bicycle dented my car";
    - indent
Noun: dent  dent
  1. An appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
    "it made a dent in my bank account"
     
  2. A depression scratched or carved into a surface
    - incision, scratch, prick, slit
     
  3. An impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    - ding, gouge, nick

Derived forms: dents, denting, dented

Type of: bend, blemish, consequence, defect, deform, depression, effect, event, flex, impression, imprint, issue, mar, outcome, result, turn, twist, upshot

Encyclopedia: Dent, Ohio