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Definition 1: an order for goods to be exported or imported - [noun denoting communication]

(indent is a kind of ...) a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities

"IBM received an order for a hundred computers"

(indent belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 2: the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for indent in the sense of this definition

(indent is a kind of ...) a blank area

"write your name in the space provided"

Definition 3: bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant - [verb of communication]

Samples where indent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an indentured servant

Synonyms for indent in the sense of this definition

(indent is a kind of ...) bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

"He's held by a contract" "I'll hold you by your promise"

Definition 4: make a depression into - [verb of contact]

Samples where indent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bicycle dented my car

Synonyms for indent in the sense of this definition

(indent is a kind of ...) cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

"bend the rod" "twist the dough into a braid" "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

(indent implies ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

Definition 5: cut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for authentication - [verb of contact]

Samples where indent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • indent the documents

(indent is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 6: notch the edge of or make jagged - [verb of contact]

(indent is a kind of ...) cut or make a notch into

"notch the rope"

(... is a kind of indent ) make a recess in

"recess the piece of wood"

Definition 7: set in from the margin - [verb of creation]

Samples where indent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Indent the paragraphs of a letter

(indent is a kind of ...) set (printed matter) into a specific format

"Format this letter so it can be printed out"

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