Synonyms of indent


1. indent, order, purchase order

usage: an order for goods to be exported or imported

2. indentation, indention, indent, indenture, space, blank space, place

usage: the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line


1. indent, format, arrange

usage: set in from the margin; "Indent the paragraphs of a letter"

2. indent, cut

usage: cut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for authentication; "indent the documents"

3. indent, dent, flex, bend, deform, twist, turn

usage: make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"

4. indent, notch

usage: notch the edge of or make jagged

5. indenture, indent, oblige, bind, hold, obligate

usage: bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant; "an indentured servant"

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Definition and meaning of indent (Dictionary)