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English noun: dent

1. dent (phenomenon) an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)


SamplesIt made a dent in my bank account.


Broader (hypernym)consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

2. dent (shape) a depression scratched or carved into a surface


Synonymsincision, prick, scratch, slit


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint


Narrower (hyponym)score, scotch

3. dent (attribute) an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)


Synonymsding, gouge, nick


Broader (hypernym)blemish, defect, mar


Narrower (hyponym)dig


English verb: dent

1. dent (contact) make a depression into


SamplesThe bicycle dented my car.


Synonymsindent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bend, deform, flex, turn, twist


Entailhit









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