Synonyms of dent in English:



  • 1 her hat had a dent at the crown I made a dent in his car
  • 2 lawyers' fees will make a nasty dent in their finances
    reduction, depletion, deduction, cut, hole
    [Antonyms] increase
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 he grumbled that Jamie had dented his bike
    make a dent in, make an indentation in, dint, indent, mark
  • 2 the experience did not dent her confidence
    diminish, reduce, lessen, shrink, weaken, erode, undermine, sap, shake, break, crush, cripple, destroy, damage, impair
    informal put the kibosh on
    [Antonyms] increase
  • Definition of dent in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day deictic
    Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
    denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...