Examples of dint in a Sentence
left a small dint in the car's fender
Recent Examples of dint from the Web
By dint of clever ideas, hard work, and significant investment, computers are getting faster and more capable.
Unfortunately, lots and lots of Trump backers will believe this stuff solely by dint of the fact that Trump tweeted it.
By dint of compassion, cussedness and innovation — like training ordinary villagers to act as community health visitors — the two would go on to build clinics and create programs that could be imitated worldwide.
Yet in the course of human events an individual sometimes emerges, who by dint of practical genius and power of personality, becomes a sort of force multiplier, a source of impetus that opens an avenue to highest achievement.
As Nadal was winning the title largely by dint of his independence and problem-solving, the tournament itself was quietly promoting antithetical values via in-match coaching.
The enduring draw at the center of the Millennium series is that image of a strange and solitary young woman trying to even the score with all manner of bullies by dint of her brains and, when called for, some martial arts moves.
In 1998, her avocation became her profession by dint of a bad (self-administered) haircut.
Think of bosses such as Richard Branson, who has brokered audacious deals for his Virgin group of companies—including plans for space travel—by dint of his personality.
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Origin and Etymology of dint
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscavity, concavity, dent, depression, hole, hollow, indentation, indenture, pit, recess
Antonymsbulge, camber, convexity, jut, projection, protrusion, protuberance
Related Wordsburrow, cave, cavern, ditch, excavation, furrow, groove, gutter, trench, trough; basin, bowl, valley; alcove, cleft, niche, nook, opening, recess, socket; alveolus, dimple, gouge, impression, imprint, notch, pocket; borehole, chuckhole, crater, posthole, pothole, sinkhole, wallow, water hole, well; abyss, chasm, gulf, vacuity, vacuum, void
Near Antonymshill, mound, rise; bump, bunch, hump, lump, pimple, swell, swelling, tumor
First Known Use of dint
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