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English adjective: intent

1. intent giving or marked by complete attention to

SamplesThat engrossed look or rapt delight.
Then wrapped in dreams.
So intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred.
Rapt with wonder.
Wrapped in thought.

Synonymsabsorbed, captive, engrossed, enwrapped, wrapped



English noun: intent

1. intent (cognition) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

SamplesHis 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.

Synonymsaim, design, intention, purpose

Broader (hypernym)end, goal

Narrower (hyponym)cross-purpose, final cause, idea, mind, sake, view, will

2. intent (communication) the intended meaning of a communication

Synonymspurport, spirit

Broader (hypernym)import, meaning, significance, signification

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