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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


Similarattentive


Antonymsinattentive


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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