Synonyms for (noun) dent

Synonyms: dent, ding, gouge, nick

Definition: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish

Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

Usage: a facial blemish


Synonyms: dent

Definition: an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)

Usage: it made a dent in my bank account

Similar words: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot

Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event


Synonyms: dent, prick, incision, slit, scratch

Definition: a depression scratched or carved into a surface

Similar words: depression, impression, imprint

Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Synonyms for (verb) dent

Synonyms: dent, indent

Definition: make a depression into

Usage: The bicycle dented my car

Similar words: turn, twist, bend, flex, deform

Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

Usage: bend the rod; twist the dough into a braid; the strong man could turn an iron bar