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 dent dent

noun

  • ( ) an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)  ( dent )
    an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
     it made a dent in my bank account
    it made a dent in my bank account
  • an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)  ( dent, ding, gouge, nick )
    an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
  • a depression scratched or carved into a surface  ( dent, incision, prick, scratch, slit )
    a depression scratched or carved into a surface
  • verb

  • ( ) make a depression into  ( dent, indent )
    make a depression into
     The bicycle dented my car
    The bicycle dented my car


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