Indention definition

ĭn-dĕnshən
The blank space between a margin and the beginning of an indented line.
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An act of indenting or the state of being indented.
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An empty or blank space left by this.
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The definition of indention is a space between the margin of a paper and the start of text.

When you tab over in Microsoft Word to create a space between the margin and the start of your first line of text, this is an example of indention.

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The act of indenting.
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The condition of being indented.
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A dent, or slight hollow.
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The making of a dent.
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The act of indenting a line of text by including blank space at the beginning.
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(archaic) An indentation or dent.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
indention
Plural:
indentions