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indent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishindentin‧dent1 /ɪnˈdent/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 TCNWRITEto start a line of writing further towards the middle of the page than other lines 🔊 Use the Tab key to indent the first line of the paragraph.→ See Verb table
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indentYou will notice that the first line of the paragraph is no longer indented.You might want to indent a whole paragraph, like this one, to make a specific point stand out.The ventral arm plates are pentagonal, the distal edge is convex but indented in the middle.Place a sheet of copper or pewter, pressing quite hard, so that you indent it.To indent more than one paragraph, you must press F4 or shift-F4 before you type each one.To indent text on both sides, press Shift-F4.
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indentin‧dent2 /ˈɪndent/ noun [countable] especially British English 🔊 🔊 1 BBTPMan official order for goods or equipmentindent for 🔊 He cancelled the indent for silk scarves.2 BBTan indentation
Examples from the Corpus
indentMy boots were by each indent of pressure keeping the route and the spirit of those who walked before alive.This time the paragraph will jump up one line, but there will be no indent.
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Verb table
indent
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyindent
he, she, itindents
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyindented
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave indented
he, she, ithas indented
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad indented
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill indent
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have indented
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam indenting
he, she, itis indenting
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you, we, theyare indenting
Past
I, he, she, itwas indenting
you, we, theywere indenting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been indenting
he, she, ithas been indenting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been indenting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be indenting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been indenting
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