intent

  • 21intent — intent1 /in tent /, n. 1. something that is intended; purpose; design; intention: The original intent of the committee was to raise funds. 2. the act or fact of intending, as to do something: criminal intent. 3. Law. the state of a person s mind… …

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  • 22intent — Adjective: With fixed purpose; earnest; determined; engrossed. Noun: Purpose. The purpose to use a particular means to effect a certain result. Baker v State, 120 Wis 135, 97 NW 566. A constituent element of all criminal acts, but not necessarily …

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  • 23intent — I in•tent [[t]ɪnˈtɛnt[/t]] n. 1) something that is intended; purpose; design; intention: The original intent was to raise funds[/ex] 2) the act or fact of intending, as to do something: criminal intent[/ex] 3) law Law. the state of a person s… …

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  • 24intent — n. & adj. n. (usu. without article) intention; a purpose (with intent to defraud; my intent to reach the top; with evil intent). adj. 1 (usu. foll. by on) a resolved; bent; determined (was intent on succeeding). b attentively occupied (intent on… …

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  • 25intent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English entente, from Anglo French, from Late Latin intentus, from Latin, act of stretching out, from intendere Date: 13th century 1. a. the act or fact of intending ; purpose; especially the design or purpose to commit… …

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  • 26intent — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, seem ADVERB ▪ apparently, seemingly ▪ clearly, obviously …

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  • 27intent — 1. noun he tried to figure out his father s intent Syn: aim, intention, purpose, objective, object, goal, target; design, plan, scheme; wish, desire, ambition, idea, aspiration 2. adjective 1) he was intent on p …

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  • 28intent — 1. noun he tried to divine his father s intent Syn: aim, intention, purpose, objective, goal 2. adjective 1) he was intent on proving his point Syn: bent, set, determined, insistent, resolved, hell bent …

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  • 29intent — 1. noun /ɪnˈtɛnt/ a) The purpose of something that is intended. b) The state of someone’s mind at the time of committing an offence. 2. adjective /ɪnˈtɛnt/ a) Firmly …

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  • 30intent — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, absorbed, absorbed in, acceptation, advertent, afire, agog, aim, alert, all ears, all eyes, ambition, animus, ardent, aspiration, assiduous, attending, attentive, avid, aware, bent, bent on, buried in,… …

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  • 31intent — {{11}}intent (adj.) very attentive, late 14c., from L. intentus attentive, eager, waiting, strained, pp. of intendere to strain, stretch (see INTEND (Cf. intend)). Related: Intently. {{12}}intent (n.) purpose, early 13c., from O.Fr. entente, from …

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  • 32intent — noun intention or purpose. adjective 1》 (intent on/upon) determined to do.     ↘attentively occupied with. 2》 showing earnest and eager attention. Phrases to all intents and purposes in all important respects. with intent Law with the intention… …

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  • 33intent — [ɪnˈtent] noun [singular/U] formal I the intention to do something II adj intent [ɪnˈtent] 1) concentrating hard on something 2) determined to do something The people of the area are intent on keeping their club open.[/ex] intently adv …

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  • 34intent — See: TO ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES …

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  • 35intent — See: TO ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES …

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  • 36intent — in|tent Mot Agut Nom masculí …

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  • 37intent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See intention. adj. earnest, sincere; absorbed, engrossed; bent (on). See attention, resolution. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Absorbed] Syn. engrossed, attentive, concentrating; see enthusiastic 1 ,… …

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  • 38intent — in|tent <aus gleichbed. lat. intentus> (veraltet) aufmerksam, gespannt …

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  • 39intent — See: to all intents and purposes …

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  • 40intent — sb. RG. 140 …

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