Synonyms for dint
Antonyms for dint
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DINT
Excellence in art, as in everything else, can only be achieved by dint of painstaking labour.
He amused them and made himself their idol by dint of alternate flattery and blame.
We shall enter it as conquerors, by dint of producing masterpieces.
The price of it was three sous, but, by dint of bargaining, she got it for two.
This was run into the corner, and Tom o' Dint and fiddle were seated on top of it.
By dint of hard work he rose to be confidential clerk when he was twenty-three.
My task was to destroy the board by dint of driving into it the point of my tool.
By dint of persuasion, Young forced the boy to give his father's name.
Indeed, it was only by dint of self-control that he could be civil to his host.
But by dint of hard work Mr. Baxter succeeded in getting them started.
Old English dynt "blow dealt in fighting" (especially by a sword), from Proto-Germanic *duntiz (cf. Old Norse dyntr "blow, kick"). Phrase by dint of ... "by force of, by means of," is early 14c.