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Noun: indenture  in'den-chu(r)
  1. A concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    - indentation
  2. Formal agreement between the issuer of bonds and the bondholders as to terms of the debt
  3. A contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term
  4. The space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    - indentation, indention, indent
Verb: indenture  in'den-chu(r)
  1. Bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant
    "an indentured servant";
    - indent

Derived forms: indentured, indentures, indenturing

Type of: bind, blank space, concave shape, concavity, contract, hold, incurvation, incurvature, obligate, oblige, place, space, written agreement

Encyclopedia: Indenture