Indent In*dent", v. i. 1. To be cut, notched, or dented. [1913 Webster]

2. To crook or turn; to wind in and out; to zigzag. [1913 Webster]

3. To contract; to bargain or covenant. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

To indent and drive bargains with the Almighty. --South. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Indent — In*dent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indenting}.] [OE. endenten to notch, fit in, OF. endenter, LL. indentare, fr. L. in + dens, dentis, tooth. See {Tooth}, and cf. {Indenture}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To notch; to jag; to cut… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indent — has several meanings: * In computing, indent is a computer program that formats C programming language files with a particular indent style. See indent (Unix). * An indent can be an addition to a legal contract * Indent is a genus of moths whose… …   Wikipedia

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  • indent — indent1 [in dent′; ] for n. [ in′dent΄, in dent′] vt. [ME endenten < OFr endenter or ML indentare, both < L in, in + dens, TOOTH] 1. a) to cut toothlike points into (an edge or border); notch; also, to join by mating notches b) to make… …   English World dictionary

  • Indent — In*dent , n. 1. A cut or notch in the margin of anything, or a recess like a notch. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A stamp; an impression. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. A certificate, or intended certificate, issued by the government of the United States at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indént — (engl., »Einschnitt, Kerbe«, Indentgeschäft), Bezeichnung für ein im Verkehr mit Ostasien und Australien übliches Handelsgeschäft, wobei eine europäische Handelsfirma oder die Zweigniederlassung einer solchen einem eingebornen Händler europäische …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Indent — (engl.), Indentgeschäft, Vertrag über Warenlieferung an europ. Handelshäuser in Ostindien, oder der letztern an einheimische Händler …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • indent — index bind (obligate), depress, requisition, undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Indent —   [engl.], Absatzeinzug …   Universal-Lexikon

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