View definitions for dint


noun as in impression

Discover More

Example Sentences

He was a dynamic shortstop who, by dint of his status of leading man for a team based in the media capital of the word—and that won four World Series in his first five seasons—resonated in the broader culture.

From Time

Most importantly, human gender systems involve healthy doses of normativity—not only do women behave a certain way by dint of their cultural training, but we agree as a society that they should behave that way.

Both state and federal rulings have imposed additional punishments on women by dint of the fact they were pregnant.

Though he made it back to the top by dint of talent and hard work, he remained a deep-dyed cynic for the rest of his life.

The mountains were theirs by right, by dint of deed and hefty mortgage.

Her potential was recognized early on, and by dint of her performance and loyalty, she ‘came through’ for her former sponsors.

In that battle for sovereign expression, by dint of diplomacy, organization and military acumen, the Zionists won handily.

By dint of preaching and listening to preachers, his conversation gets a sermonising turn.

By dint of a little squeezing, it would be easy to make room for a dozen more statues.

I went to the window then, myself, and by dint of perseverance, prevailed upon them at last to let her see her husband.

By dint of repeating the mutual exercise of signs, we should be enabled to perfect the communication of our ideas.

We carried him to the edge of the stream, and by dint of bathing his face, and forcing water into his mouth, he partly revived.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dint, such as: dent, drive, effort, energy, force, and indentation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.