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Noun dent has 3 senses
- 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
- 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
- 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
Verb dent has 1 sense
- indent, dent - make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"
--1 is one way to flex, bend, deform, twist, turn
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