Definitions for intentɪnˈtɛnt
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purpose, intent, intention, aim, design(noun)
an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
"his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
intent, purport, spirit(adj)
the intended meaning of a communication
captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped(adj)
giving or marked by complete attention to
"that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
The purpose of something that is intended.
The state of someoneu2019s mind at the time of committing an offence.
Firmly fixed or concentrated on something.
Unwavering from a course of action.
Origin: Existing since , from entent or entente, ultimately from intendere.
closely directed; strictly attentive; bent; -- said of the mind, thoughts, etc.; as, a mind intent on self-improvement
having the mind closely directed to or bent on an object; sedulous; eager in pursuit of an object; -- formerly with to, but now with on; as, intent on business or pleasure
the act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention; meaning; drift; aim
Origin: [L. intentus, p. p. of intendere. See Intend, and cf. Intense.]
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