dint


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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 ?
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By dint of superhuman effort, and putting such a seal upon their lips as never mortals put before, the two girls succeeded in keeping their wonderful news to themselves; although it was obvious to all beholders that they were in an extraordinary and abnormal state of mind.
I could not think about you so much without doating on you, faults and all; and by dint of fancying so many errors, have been in love with you ever since you were thirteen at least.
And so, by dint of alternate coaxing and commanding, he contrived to get them all once more enclosed in their separate dormitories.
Years will go on -- I may not live to see it, no more may you -- it doesn't matter; Frank's future is equally certain either way -- put him into the army, the Church, politics, what you please, and let him drift: he'll end in being a general, a bishop, or a minister of State, by dint of the great modern qualification of doing nothing whatever to deserve his place.
No matter what it was, I, the moon-struck slave of Dora, perambulated round and round the house and garden for two hours, looking through crevices in the palings, getting my chin by dint of violent exertion above the rusty nails on the top, blowing kisses at the lights in the windows, and romantically calling on the night, at intervals, to shield my Dora - I don't exactly know what from, I suppose from fire.
But thou O Father, I forewarn thee, shun His deadly arrow; neither vainly hope To be invulnerable in those bright Arms, Though temper'd heav'nly, for that mortal dint, Save he who reigns above, none can resist.
The path soon led deeper into the woodland, and crossed more than one brook, the approach to which was rendered perilous by the marshes through which it flowed; but the stranger seemed to know, as if by instinct, the soundest ground and the safest points of passage; and by dint of caution and attention, brought the party safely into a wilder avenue than any they had yet seen; and, pointing to a large low irregular building at the upper extremity, he said to the Prior,
Agatha, having finished her book by dint of extensive skipping, proceeded to study pathology from a volume of clinical lectures.