Meaning of dint

dint

Pronunciation: (dint), [key]
— n.
  1. force; power: By dint of hard work she became head of the company.
  2. a dent.
  3. a blow; stroke.
—v.t.
  1. to make a dent or dents in.
  2. to impress or drive in with force.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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