dint dint  /ˈdɪnt/


  • (n) interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'


  1. By dint of painstaking labor on the part of its developer, Bungie, it has been refined over three installments to the point where it delivers only pure, unadulterated gaming bliss.
  2. Today he rules by dint of a broad coalition of regional parties whose governing accord expressly precludes him from promoting the Ayodhya issue.
  3. Think of it as searching by dint of popular demand.


  • James Gandolfini altered the way actors acted, TV was scripted

    By dint of his talent and sheer range of human reaction, Gandolfini changed the course of television. Along with David Chase, he made television a place where actors — the best actors — might want to work.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Detroit News


  1. "Isn't that a useless term," says Ford, mildly. "That's an outside-in view of what I do. I don't do iconography. I don't do movie star. I do story telling. And by dint of the fact that I've been around for so long, by dint of the fact that...
    on Jan 18, 2010 By: Harrison Ford Source: Toronto Sun

  2. "Ultimately you have to deliver to the people. This would not have happened if the Congress had performed in the last 50 days. Earlier Babush and Save Goa had expressed support to the Congress. Even today there was chaos in the assembly. They dint...
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Manohar Parrikar Source: CNN-IBN

  3. "Canada's first nations, Métis and Inuit people should not be further marginalized by dint of this effort to unite Canada, which leaves them noticeably out of the picture," Mr. Campbell said. "It is high time we formally acknowledged...
    on Nov 27, 2006 By: Gordon Campbell Source: Globe and Mail

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