indent on
phrasal 1. chiefly British to make a requisition on 2. chiefly British to draw on

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  • indent on — phrasal or indent upon 1. chiefly Brit : to make an official requisition on indented on the governor for food 2. chiefly Brit : to draw on indenting on reserves to cover the deficit in the budget …   Useful english dictionary

  • indent — v. (BE) (d; intr.) ( to request officially ) to indent for; on (we had to indent on the company for new typewriters) * * * [ ɪndent] on (we had to indent on the company for new typewriters) (BE) (d; intr.) ( to request officially ) to indent for …   Combinatory dictionary

  • indent upon — phrasal see indent on …   Useful english dictionary

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  • indent — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and with the stress on the second syllable as a verb …   Modern English usage

  • indent — (v.) early 15c., indenten/endenten to make notches; to give (something) a toothed or jagged appearance, also to make a legal indenture, from O.Fr. endenter to notch or dent, give a serrated edge to, from M.L. indentare to furnish with teeth, from …   Etymology dictionary

  • Indent style — In computer programming, an indent style is a convention governing the indentation of blocks of code to convey the program s structure. This article largely addresses the C programming language and its descendants, but can be (and frequently is)… …   Wikipedia

  • indent — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French endenter, from en + dent tooth, from Latin dent , dens more at tooth Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to divide (a document) so as to produce sections with irregular edges that can be… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indent — Etymologically, English has two separate words indent, although they have converged to a considerable extent over the centuries (particularly in the virtually shared derivative indentation). The one meaning ‘(make) a hole or depression’ [14] is… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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