Definition of Indent:

  1. Form deep recesses or notches in (a line or surface).

  2. Divide (a document drawn up in duplicate) into its two copies with a zigzag line, thus ensuring identification.

  3. Additional space by which the first line is shorter or longer than the rest of a paragraph.

  4. A space left by indenting a line or block of text.

  5. An official order or requisition for specified goods or stores.

  6. Make a requisition or written order for something.

  7. Start (a line of text) or position (a block of text, table, etc.) further from the margin than the main part of the text.

  8. An indentation.

  9. An indenture.

  10. Order for goods (placed often through a local or foreign agent of a foreign supplier) under specified conditions of sale, the acceptance of which by the supplier (or the agent) constitutes a contract of sale.

Synonyms of Indent

Notch, Nick, Make an indentation in, Make nicks in, Make notches in, Scallop, Serrate, Pink, Cut, Scratch, Gash, Slit, Snick, Gouge, Groove, Furrow, Dent, Move to the right, Move further from the margin, Start in from the margin, Order, Put in an order for, Requisition, Apply for, Put in for, Request, Put in a request for, Ask for, Claim, Put in a claim for, Call for, Demand, Order, Requisition, Purchase order, Request, Call, Application, Vandyke, Address, Adopt, Adoption, Alveolation, Alveolus, Application, Apply for, Appropriate, Appropriation, Arrangement, Arrogate, Arrogation, Ask, Ask for, Asking, Assume, Assumption, Bear down, Beck, Beck and call, Beg leave, Bespeak, Bid come, Bidding, Blackmail, Blaze, Bond, Boss, Bring low, Bump, Call, Call away, Call back, Call for, Call forth, Call in, Call out, Call together, Call up, Calling, Calling forth, Challenge, Chop, Cite, Claim, Clamor for, Colonization, Colonize, Colophon, Concavity, Conjure, Conjure up, Conquer, Conquest, Contract by deed, Contract of record, Contract quasi, Contribution, Convene, Convexity, Convocation, Convoke, Couch, Covenant of indemnity, Crave, Crenellate, Crenulate, Crimp, Cry for, Cut, Dactylogram, Dactylograph, Debase, Debenture, Debenture bond, Deed, Deed of trust, Deed poll, Demand, Demand for, Dent, Depress, Desire, Detrude, Dimple, Dint, Downbear, Draft, Drain, Duty, Embossment, Engrave, Enslave, Enslavement, Evocation, Evoke, Exact, Exaction, Excrescence, Expressed desire, Extort, Extortion, Extortionate demand, File for, Fingerprint, Footmark, Footprint, Footstep, Formal contract, Fossil footprint, Furrow, Gash, Gouge, Group policy, Haul down, Heavy demand, Hog, Honeycomb, Ichnite, Ichnolite, Impetration, Implied contract, Impose, Imposition, Impost, Impress, Impression, Imprint, Incise, Indentation, Indention, Indenture, Insistent demand, Insurance policy, Invocation, Invoke, Issue an ultimatum, Jag, Jump a claim, Knurl, Let down, Levy, Lower, Lump, Machicolate, Make a demand, Make a request, Make a requisition, Make application, Make free with, Make use of, Mill, Monopolize, Mortgage deed, Muster, Muster up, Nick, Nod, Nonnegotiable demand, Notch, Notice, Occupation, Occupy, Order, Order up, Overrun, Pad, Page, Parol contract, Paw print, Pawmark, Petition, Picot, Pimple, Pink, Pit, Place an order, Pock, Pockmark, Policy, Preconization, Preconize, Preempt, Preemption, Preoccupation, Preoccupy, Prepossess, Prepossession, Press down, Press in, Print, Promissory note, Pug, Pugmark, Pull down, Punch, Punch in, Push down, Put in for, Put in requisition, Recall, Recess, Recognizance, Reduce, Request, Require, Requirement, Requisition, Rush, Rush order, Scallop, Scarify, Score, Scotch, Screw, Seal, Send after, Send for, Serrate, Serve, Set back, Set in, Sigil, Signet, Sink, Sit on, Slash, Special contract, Specialty, Specialty contract, Squat on, Stamp, Step, Stud, Subjugate, Subjugation, Subpoena, Summon, Summon forth, Summon up, Summons, Sunken part, Take all of, Take down, Take it all, Take over, Take possession of, Take up, Takeover, Taking over, Tamp, Tax, Taxing, Thrust down, Thumbmark, Thumbprint, Title deed, Tooth, Tribute, Ultimatum, Usurp, Usurpation, Vestige, Warn, Warning, Whistle for, Wish

How to use Indent in a sentence?

  1. Every indent in the coastline.
  2. The indent indicated and reflected our intentions of continuing and expanding our investment in to the project that was discussed in the meeting.
  3. A coastline indented by many fjords.
  4. You should always read through all the rules of an indent before you sign on the bottom line so there are no surprises.
  5. The Commission possesses two kinds of judicial powers, which are based on the first indent to Article 211.
  6. Type a paragraph of text and indent the first line.
  7. Someone in the typing pool failed to indent the paragraphs, and instead used blank lines as separators, requiring a reformatting of the entire document.
  8. While typing text, this program automatically indents for you.
  9. There was no question of indents or authorities to be consulted before delivering, and the system worked well.

Meaning of Indent & Indent Definition