Dent and Nick


Dent verb - To make smaller in amount, volume, or extent.
Usage example: hopefully this vacation won't dent our bank account too much

Nick is a synonym for dent in depression topic. In some cases you can use "Nick" instead the word "Dent" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like chip, notch. popular alternative

Nearby Words: dented, dentation, dental, denture, denting


Nick noun - An impression in a surface (as made by a blow).

Dent is a synonym for nick in cut topic. You can use "Dent" instead the word "Nick" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as indentation, chip, notch. popular alternative

Nearby Words: nicked, Nicky, Nicki, Nickie

How words are described

nice nice dent nice nick
small small dent small nick
real real dent real nick
little little dent little nick
Other adjectives: tiny, slightest, proverbial.

Common collocations

guy dent guy nick guy
suit dent suit nick suit

Both words in one sentence

  • Aside from the other intricacies of the plot, four guys committing numerous felonies and faking the death of Nick's co-worker hardly seems worthwhile when the payoff is only $3,750 each, which would only make a small dent in most student loans.
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Nick or Dent. 2016. Accessed December 08, 2022.
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