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Verb: indent  'in,dent
  1. Set in from the margin
    "Indent the paragraphs of a letter"
  2. Cut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for authentication
    "indent the documents"
  3. Make a depression into
    "The bicycle indented my car";
    - dent
  4. Notch the edge of or make jagged
  5. Bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant
    - indenture
Noun: indent  'in,dent
  1. [Brit] An order for goods to be exported or imported
  2. The space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    - indentation, indention, indenture

Derived forms: indented, indents, indenting

Type of: arrange, bend, bind, blank space, cut, deform, flex, format, hold, notch, obligate, oblige, order, place, purchase order, space, turn, twist

Encyclopedia: Indent