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Synonyms for indentation
ˌɪn dɛnˈteɪ ʃənin·den·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indentation, indenturenoun

    a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)

    Synonyms:
    pitting, indention, indent, indenture, roughness

  2. pitting, roughness, indentationnoun

    the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion

    Synonyms:
    harshness, pitting, indenture, roughness, indent, choppiness, rowdyism, indention, disorderliness, rowdiness, crudeness, rough water, raggedness

  3. indentation, indention, indent, indenturenoun

    the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line

    Synonyms:
    pitting, indention, indent, indenture, roughness

  4. indentationnoun

    the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions

    Synonyms:
    pitting, indention, indent, indenture, roughness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indentationnoun

    Synonyms:
    notch, jag, cut

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indentationnoun

    Synonyms:
    bruise, notch, depression, indenture, serrature, jag, engrailment, crenellation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indentation":

    indent, bleeding, notch, subdivision, bloodletting

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8132subdivision
#9474bleeding
#13044notch
#20240indent
#33513roughness
#34328indentation
#36642indenture
#51929pitting
#70255harshness
#101739bloodletting
#224879crudeness
#255316indention
#303218rowdiness

How to use indentation in a sentence?

  1. Alison Jacobson:

    A great way to test if a surface is too soft is to press your hand down and then lift it up. If your hand leaves an indentation, it's too soft.

  2. Sean Hixon:

    The base indentation isn't really necessary for the hat once it's on the statue. The hats are pretty massive. It's not like they're going to fall off without the base indentation.


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