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dint

noun \ ˈdint \

Definition of dint

1 archaic : blow, stroke
2 : force, power
3 : 2dent
by dint of
: by force of : because of
  • succeeded by dint of hard work

Examples of dint in a Sentence

  1. left a small dint in the car's fender

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Origin and Etymology of dint

Middle English, from Old English dynt; akin to Old Norse dyntr noise


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dint

verb

Definition of dint

transitive verb
1 : to make a dent in
2 : to impress or drive in with force

First Known Use of dint

1597


DINT Defined for Kids

dint

noun \ ˈdint \

Definition of dint for Students

: the force or power of something used in the phrase by dint of
  • They succeeded by dint of hard work.

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