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dint

 (dĭnt)
n.
1. Force or effort; power: succeeded by dint of hard work.
2. A dent.
tr.v. dint·ed, dint·ing, dints
1. To put a dent in.
2. To impress or drive in forcibly.

[Middle English; see dent1.]

dint

(dɪnt)
n
1. by dint of by means or use of: by dint of hard work.
2. archaic a blow or a mark made by a blow
vb
(tr) to mark with dints
n, vb
a variant of dent1
[Old English dynt; related to Old Norse dyttr blow]
ˈdintless adj

dint

(dɪnt)

n.
1. force; power: to succeed by dint of hard work.
2. a dent.
3. Archaic. a blow; stroke.
v.t.
4. to make a dent in.
5. to impress or drive in with force.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English dynt; c. Old Norse dyntr]

dint


Past participle: dinted
Gerund: dinting

Imperative
dint
dint
Present
I dint
you dint
he/she/it dints
we dint
you dint
they dint
Preterite
I dinted
you dinted
he/she/it dinted
we dinted
you dinted
they dinted
Present Continuous
I am dinting
you are dinting
he/she/it is dinting
we are dinting
you are dinting
they are dinting
Present Perfect
I have dinted
you have dinted
he/she/it has dinted
we have dinted
you have dinted
they have dinted
Past Continuous
I was dinting
you were dinting
he/she/it was dinting
we were dinting
you were dinting
they were dinting
Past Perfect
I had dinted
you had dinted
he/she/it had dinted
we had dinted
you had dinted
they had dinted
Future
I will dint
you will dint
he/she/it will dint
we will dint
you will dint
they will dint
Future Perfect
I will have dinted
you will have dinted
he/she/it will have dinted
we will have dinted
you will have dinted
they will have dinted
Future Continuous
I will be dinting
you will be dinting
he/she/it will be dinting
we will be dinting
you will be dinting
they will be dinting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dinting
you have been dinting
he/she/it has been dinting
we have been dinting
you have been dinting
they have been dinting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dinting
you will have been dinting
he/she/it will have been dinting
we will have been dinting
you will have been dinting
they will have been dinting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dinting
you had been dinting
he/she/it had been dinting
we had been dinting
you had been dinting
they had been dinting
Conditional
I would dint
you would dint
he/she/it would dint
we would dint
you would dint
they would dint
Past Conditional
I would have dinted
you would have dinted
he/she/it would have dinted
we would have dinted
you would have dinted
they would have dinted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dint - interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'
means, way, agency - how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"

dint

by dint of by means of, using, due to, as a result of, by virtue of, on the strength of, on account of, as a consequence of, by force of He succeeded by dint of sheer hard work.
Translations
بَعْجَه، إنْبِعاج
důlek
bulemærke
dæld
dėka
iedobumsiespiedums

dint

1 [dɪnt] N by dint ofa fuerza de

dint

[ˈdɪnt] n
by dint of sth → à force de qch
by dint of doing sth → à force de faire qch

dint

n
by dint ofdurch, kraft (+gen); we succeeded by dint of working 24 hours a daywir schafften es, indem wir 24 Stunden pro Tag arbeiteten
vt = dent

dint

[dɪnt] n by dint of (doing) stha forza di (fare) qc

dint

(dint) noun
a hollow made by a blow; a dent.
by dint of
by means of. He succeeded by dint of sheer hard work.
References in classic literature ?
The general tuckermanities are arrant Bubbles - ephemeral and so transparent - But this is, now, - you may depend upon it - Stable, opaque, immortal - all by dint Of the dear names that lie concealed within 't.
Whether people, by dint of sitting together in the same place and the same relative positions, and doing exactly the same things for a great many years, acquire a sixth sense, or some unknown power of influencing each other which serves them in its stead, is a question for philosophy to settle.
Two or three times I endeavoured to insinuate myself between the canes, and by dint of coaxing and bending them to make some progress; but a bull-frog might as well have tried to work a passage through the teeth of a comb, and I gave up the attempt in despair.
By dint of leaping, climbing, gambolling amid the abysses of the gigantic cathedral he had become, in some sort, a monkey and a goat, like the Calabrian child who swims before he walks, and plays with the sea while still a babe.
By dint of an ingenious counsel, and a legal flaw, he escaped; but only to undergo a worse punishment; for, some years afterwards, his house was broken open in the night by robbers, tempted by the rumours of his great wealth, and he was found murdered in his bed.
Her bridal adornments, it is true, at first caused some little dismay, having painted and anointed herself for the occasion according to the Chinook toilet; by dint, however, of copious ablutions, she was freed from all adventitious tint and fragrance, and entered into the nuptial state, the cleanest princess that had ever been known, of the somewhat unctuous tribe of the Chinooks.
At length it reached the province of Damerghou; there the three travellers parted, and Barth took the road to Kano, where he arrived by dint of perseverance, and after paying considerable tribute.
She had never been permitted to wear it before, and it had only been by dint of much coaxing that she had induced Aunt Janet to let her wear it to the concert.
In Tarzan's camp, by dint of threats and promised rewards, the ape-man had finally succeeded in getting the hull of a large skiff almost completed.
At length, by dint of much wriggling, and loud and incessant expostulations upon the unbecomingness of his hugging a fellow male in that matrimonial sort of style,
Each dint upon his batter'd shield Was token of a foughten field; And thus, beneath his lady's bower, He sung as fell the twilight hour:
By dint of pinching here, and scraping there, our debts were already nearly paid.