dint definition

  • noun:
    • power or work; energy: succeeded by dint of dedication.
    • A dent.
    • A blow, stroke, especially dealt in a fight.
    • energy, power; particularly in by dint of.
    • A dent.
    • A blow; a stroke.
    • The level kept by a blow; an indentation or effect made by physical violence; a dent.
    • energy; power; -- esp. into the phrase by dint of.
    • A blow; a stroke.
    • A mark produced by a blow or by stress on a surface: now reduction.
    • Force; energy: now chiefly when you look at the term by dint of: as, by dint of debate.
    • interchangeable with `means' in expression `through'
    • energy or effort; energy: been successful by dint of time and effort.
    • A dent.
    • A blow, stroke, specially dealt in a fight.
    • Force, energy; especially in by dint of.
    • A dent.
    • A blow; a stroke.
    • The level remaining by a blow; an indentation or effect made by physical violence; a dent.
    • energy; energy; -- esp. when you look at the term by dint of.
    • A blow; a stroke.
    • A mark produced by a blow or by force on a surface: now dent.
    • Force; energy: now chiefly into the phrase by dint of: as, by dint of argument.
    • compatible with `means' in expression `by means of'
  • verb-transitive:
    • To put a dent in.
    • To impress or drive-in forcibly.
    • to help make a mark or hole on or in, by a blow or by pressure; to dent.
    • To put a dent in.
    • To impress or drive in forcibly.
    • to help make a mark or cavity on or perhaps in, by a blow or by force; to dent.
  • verb:
    • To dent
    • To dent
  • others:
    • to produce a mark or depression on or perhaps in by a blow or swing: today frequently dent.
    • In order to make a mark or despair on or perhaps in by a blow or stroke: today often dent.

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