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Meaning of dint by Wiktionary Dictionary

dint


    Etymology

    From Old English dynt .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /dɪnt/
    • Rhymes: -ɪnt

    Noun

    dint ( countable and uncountable; plural: dints )

    1. ( obsolete ) A blow, stroke, especially dealt in a fight.
    2. Force, power; especially in by dint of .
    3. A dent .

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    Verb

    dint ( third-person singular simple present dints present participle dinting, simple past and past participle dinted )

    1. To dent


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Explanation of dint by Wordnet Dictionary

dint


    Noun
    1. interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'