V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: a force or power

Synonyms: force, power, effort


Tips: Dint is usually used in the phrase "by dint of", which is another way of saying "by means of" or "by the power of." It can also sometimes be used as a verb, meaning "to force something," but this is not a very common usage.

Usage Examples:

By dint of hard work and constant studying, James passed his college entrance exams with flying colors. (power, effort)

She got what she wanted by dint of pleading and threatening. (way, force, means)

By dint of a connection from an old friend, I landed my current job. (way, power, means)

By dint of persistence and hard work, she was able to quickly ride the corporate latter to the position of CEO. (means, force, way)

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