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INTENT





Definition:

  1. [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"
    Synonyms: purpose, ion, aim, design

  2. [noun] the intended meaning of a communication
    Synonyms: purport, spirit

  3. [adjective] directed with intense concentration; "a fixed stare"; "an intent gaze"
    Synonyms: fixed

  4. [adjective] 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"; "wrapped in thought"
    Synonyms: absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, rapt, wrapped

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