When you press the "Tab" button in a word processing program so the first line of your text starts further inward than the second, this is an example of indent.
A space left when you "tab" to move text inward in a word processing program is an example of an indent.
To indent and drive bargains with the Almighty.
- Any order for foreign merchandise.
- An export order to buy certain goods at stated terms.
A two-pica indent.
Origin of indent
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French endenter, from Latin indentare