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indentation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of indentation

  1. 1 a sunken area forming a separate space the previous occupant's furniture had left some fairly noticeable indentations in the carpet Synonyms of indentation cavity, concavity, dent, depression, dint, hollow, hole, indenture, pit, recessWords Related to indentation burrow, 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, voidNear Antonyms of indentation hill, mound, rise; bump, bunch, hump, lump, pimple, swell, swelling, tumorAntonyms of indentation bulge, camber, convexity, jut, projection, protrusion, protuberance

  2. 2 a V-shaped cut usually on an edge or a surface deep indentations along the edge of the leaf Synonyms of indentation chip, hack, indent, notch, indenture, kerf, nickWords Related to indentation joggle, nock, punch, snip; groove, score, undercut; slit, slot



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