indent Synonyms & Definition

• Indent

  1. (v. t.) To dent; to stamp or to press in; to impress; as, indent a smooth surface with a hammer; to indent wax with a stamp.
  2. (v. t.) To begin (a line or lines) at a greater or less distance from the margin; as, to indent the first line of a paragraph one em; to indent the second paragraph two ems more than the first. See Indentation, and Indention.
  3. (v. i.) To be cut, notched, or dented.
  4. (n.) A stamp; an impression.
  5. (v. i.) To crook or turn; to wind in and out; to zigzag.
  6. (n.) A cut or notch in the man gin of anything, or a recess like a notch.
  7. (v. t.) To make an order upon; to draw upon, as for military stores.
  8. (n.) A requisition or order for supplies, sent to the commissariat of an army.
  9. (v. t.) To notch; to jag; to cut into points like a row of teeth; as, to indent the edge of paper.
  10. (v. t.) To bind out by indenture or contract; to indenture; to apprentice; as, to indent a young man to a shoemaker; to indent a servant.
  11. (v. i.) To contract; to bargain or covenant.
  12. (n.) A certificate, or intended certificate, issued by the government of the United States at the close of the Revolution, for the principal or interest of the public debt.
Dent, Indentation, Indenture,

• Indentment

  1. (n.) Indenture.

• Indenturing

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indenture

• Indenting

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indent
  2. (n.) Indentation; an impression like that made by a tooth.

• Indented

  1. (a.) Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured; as, an indented servant.
  2. (a.) Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating.
  3. (a.) Notched along the margin with a different color, as the feathers of some birds.
  4. (imp. & p. p.) of Indent
  5. (a.) Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface.
  6. (a.) Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated; as, an indented border or ordinary.
Crenelate, Crenelated, Depressed, Embattled,

• Indenture

  1. (n.) A mutual agreement in writing between two or more parties, whereof each party has usually a counterpart or duplicate; sometimes in the pl., a short form for indentures of apprenticeship, the contract by which a youth is bound apprentice to a master.
  2. (v. t.) To bind by indentures or written contract; as, to indenture an apprentice.
  3. (n.) The act of indenting, or state of being indented.
  4. (v. i.) To run or wind in and out; to be cut or notched; to indent.
  5. (v. t.) To indent; to make hollows, notches, or wrinkles in; to furrow.
Indent, Indentation,

• Indentured

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Indenture
Apprenticed, Articled, Bound,

• Indentation

  1. (n.) A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything; as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.
  2. (n.) A recess or sharp depression in any surface.
  3. (n.) The act of indenting or state of being indented.
  4. (n.) The measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems.
  5. (n.) The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph.
Indent, Indenture, Pitting, Roughness,

• Indention

  1. (n.) Same as Indentation, 4.

Indent Meaning in Urdu

Indent Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Indent" which means "دندانہ" Dandana in Urdu. Indent meaning in Urdu has been searched 29546 (twenty-nine thousand five hundred and forty-six) times till 24 Apr, 2018. You can find translation in Urdu and Roman Urdu that is Dandana nishan lagana dante dalna for the word Indent. The definitions of the word Indent has been described here with maximum details, and also fined different synonyms for the word Indent, like Dent, Indentation, Indenture Crenelate, Crenelated, Depressed, Embattled Indent, Indentation Apprenticed, Articled, Bound Indent, Indenture, Pitting, Roughness . You can listen to the pronunciation of the word Indent in clear voice from this page online through our voice dictionary a unique facility for dedicated users.

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