HyperDic: dent

English > 4 senses of the word dent:
VERBcontactdent, indentmake a depression into
NOUNphenomenondentan appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
shapedent, incision, scratch, prick, slita depression scratched or carved into a surface
attributedent, ding, gouge, nickan impression in a surface (as made by a blow / blow)
dent > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > dent: 4 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningAn appreciable consequence (especially a lessening).
Example"it made a dent in my bank account"
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Spanishbajón, mella
English > dent: 4 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA depression scratched or carved into a surface.
Synonymsincision, scratch, prick, slit
Narrowerscore, scotchA slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
Broaderdepression, impression, imprintA concavity in a surface produced by pressing
Spanisharañazo, incisión, mella, muesca
Catalanincissió, rascada
Verbsdentmake a depression into
English > dent: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningAn impression in a surface (as made by a blow / blow).
Synonymsding, gouge, nick
NarrowerdigA small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
Broaderblemish, defect, marA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Spanishcorte, muesca
Catalanmossa, osca, tall
Verbsdentmake a depression into
English > dent: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake a depression into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The bicycle dented my car"
Synonymindent
EntailshitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Broaderflex, bend, deform, twist, turnCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
Spanishabollar, mellar
Catalanabonyegar, descantellar, escantellar, nyaufar, oscar
Nounsdentan impression in a surface (as made by a blow / blow)
denta depression scratched or carved into a surface

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