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.
Everything is so loud and so bold as to be unmissable, except by dint of being overwhelmed by everything else.
The only major-league influence to speak of on Bellinger’s game came from his father, Clay, who by dint of his utilityman role on Joe Torre’s Yankees, won World Series rings in ’99 and 2000.
Combs are a little more forgiving, by dint of their design and the materials out of which they're made.
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Whether by dint of his source material or his own maturity, the filmmaker has invested the surface sheen with tenderness and emotional depth.
Republicans have been clinging to power only by dint of an alliance with a Democrat, Simcha Felder of Brooklyn.
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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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