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dent

 
Noun dent has 3 senses
  1. dent - an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"
    --1 is a kind of
    consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
  2. incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent - a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    --2 is a kind of depression, impression, imprint
    --2 has particulars: score, scotch
    Derived form: verb dent1
  3. dent, gouge, nick - an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    --3 is a kind of blemish, defect, mar
    --3 has particulars: dig
    Derived form: verb dent1
Verb dent has 1 sense
  1. indent, dent - make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"
    --1 is one way to flex, bend, deform, twist, turn
    Derived forms: noun dent2, noun dent3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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