v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Indented; p. pr. & vb. n. Indenting.]
1.To notch; to jag; to cut into points like a row of teeth; as, to indent the edge of paper.
2.To dent; to stamp or to press in; to impress; as, indent a smooth surface with a hammer; to indent wax with a stamp.
3.To bind out by indenture or contract; to indenture; to apprentice; as, to indent a young man to a shoemaker; to indent a servant.
4.(Print.) 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.
5.(Mil.) To make an order upon; to draw upon, as for military stores.
v. i.1.To be cut, notched, or dented.
2.To crook or turn; to wind in and out; to zigzag.
3.To contract; to bargain or covenant.
To indent and drive bargains with the Almighty.
- South.
n.1.A cut or notch in the margin of anything, or a recess like a notch.
2.A stamp; an impression.
3.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.
4.(Mil.) A requisition or order for supplies, sent to the commissariat of an army.
Noun1.indent - an order for goods to be exported or imported
2.indent - the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
Verb1.indent - set in from the margin; "Indent the paragraphs of a letter"
2.indent - cut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for authentication; "indent the documents"
3.indent - make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"
Synonyms: dent
4.indent - notch the edge of or make jagged
5.indent - bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant; "an indentured servant"
Synonyms: indenture
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Translate Indent to German, Translate Indent to French
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indelible ink
-- Indent --
indent style
Indented line
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