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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.
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