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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'.

Usage examples (38)
  • He scarce scrupled a penny after I gave him leave to try a sword dint upon it.
  • By dint of thinking and of suffering, I understand.
  • Alas, by dint of their size, their reach is limited.
  • And by dint of saying this she lost the meaning of it. for more
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