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  Definition of Dent
  1. an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
  2. an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"
  3. a depression scratched or carved into a surface
  4. make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"
Similar Words: gouge, nick, incision, scratch, prick, slit, indent

 

Hyponyms: dig, score, scotch

 

Entailments: hit

 

Derivational Morphology: indent, rout, gouge, slit, slice, prickle, prick, scratch, scrape, scratch up, incise, incision, nick, pitting, roughness, indentation

 

Anagrams: tend

 

 
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