Indent

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 Indent — Développeur Projet GNU Dernière version …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 4 indent — Développeur Projet GNU Dernière version …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 5 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

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

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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

    Law dictionary

  • 11 Indent —   [engl.], Absatzeinzug …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 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

  • 13 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

  • 14 indent — [v] make a space; push in slightly bash, cave in, cut, dent, depress, dint, hollow, jag, mark, nick, notch, pink, pit, rabbet, rut, scallop, score, serrate; concepts 158,201,208 Ant. flush …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 indent — ► VERB 1) form deep recesses or notches in. 2) position or begin (a line or block of text) further from the margin than the main part of the text. 3) make a requisition or written order for something. ► NOUN 1) Brit. an official order or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 indent — in|dent1 [ınˈdent] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: endenter, from dent tooth ] to start a line of writing further towards the middle of the page than other lines ▪ Use the Tab key to indent the first line of the paragraph. indent 2… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 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

  • 18 indent — I UK [ɪnˈdent] / US verb Word forms indent : present tense I/you/we/they indent he/she/it indents present participle indenting past tense indented past participle indented 1) [transitive] to start a line of writing or printing further from the… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 indent — noun / ɪndent/ 1. an order placed by an importer for goods from overseas ● They put in an indent for a new stock of soap. 2. a line of typing which starts several spaces from the left hand margin ■ verb /ɪn dent/ 1. ♦ to indent for something to… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 20 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


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