Definition of dent

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • dent is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • dent is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • dent is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of dent


  • a depression scratched or carved into a surface (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. incision
    2. prick
    3. scratch
    4. slit
  • make a depression into (verb)

    Examples

    1. The bicycle dented my car

    Synonyms

    1. indent
  • an impression in a surface (as made by a blow) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ding
    2. gouge
    3. nick
  • an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening) (noun)

    Examples

    1. it made a dent in my bank account

See definition of dent in Merriam Webster

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