Indention vs. Indentation

By Jaxson

  • Indention (noun)

    The act of indenting a line of text by including blank space at the beginning


  • Indentation (noun)

    The act of indenting or state of being indented.

  • Indentation (noun)

    A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything

    “the indentations of a leaf”

    “indentations of the coast”

  • Indentation (noun)

    A recess or sharp depression in any surface.

  • Indentation (noun)

    The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph.

  • Indentation (noun)

    A measure of the distance from the flush line

    “an indentation of one em”


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