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  Definition of intent
  1. 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 d
  2. the intended meaning of a communication
  3. wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder";
  4. directed with intense concentration; "a fixed stare"; "an intent gaze"
Similar Words: purpose, intention, aim, design, purport, spirit, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, rapt, wrapped, fixed

 

Hyponyms: mind, idea, cross-purpose, sake, view, will

 

Derivational Morphology: design, plan, project, contrive, aim, purpose, purport, propose, intend, mean, think

 

Anagrams: tie-in, tie in

 

 
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