Definitions for intentɪnˈtɛnt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. 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"

  2. intent, purport, spirit(adj)

    the intended meaning of a communication

  3. 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"

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  1. intent(Noun)

    The purpose of something that is intended.

  2. intent(Noun)

    The state of someoneu2019s mind at the time of committing an offence.

  3. intent(Adjective)

    Firmly fixed or concentrated on something.

  4. intent(Adjective)


  5. intent(Adjective)

    Unwavering from a course of action.

  6. Origin: Existing since , from entent or entente, ultimately from intendere.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Intent(adj)

    closely directed; strictly attentive; bent; -- said of the mind, thoughts, etc.; as, a mind intent on self-improvement

  2. Intent(adj)

    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

  3. Intent(noun)

    the act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention; meaning; drift; aim

  4. Origin: [L. intentus, p. p. of intendere. See Intend, and cf. Intense.]

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  1. Intent

    Intent is a start-up media venture dedicated to building the Web’s definitive wellness brand. Intent aims to become a trusted destination for wellness content, a syndication platform, and a branded hub for people seeking to share their intentions - personal, social, spiritual and environmental.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'intent' in Nouns Frequency: #2547

Translations for intent

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  • AbsichtGerman
  • πρόθεση, επιδίωξη, έμμονος, προσηλωμένος, σκοπός, αφοσιωμένοςGreek
  • intento, intención, concentrado, propósitoSpanish
  • نیتPersian
  • keskittynyt, vakaa, aikomus, määrätietoinen, tarkoitusFinnish
  • butéFrench
  • ئامانجKurdish

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