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intent

 
Adjective intent has 2 senses
  1. fixed, intent - directed with intense concentration; "a fixed stare"; "an intent gaze"
    Antonym: distributed (indirect, via concentrated)
  2. absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, rapt, wrapped - 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"
    Antonym: inattentive (indirect, via attentive)
Noun intent has 2 senses
  1. purpose, intent, intention, aim, design - 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"
    --1 is a kind of goal, end
    --1 has particulars: mind, idea; cross-purpose; sake; view; will
    Derived form: verb intend1
  2. intent, purport, spirit - the intended meaning of a communication
    --2 is a kind of meaning, significance, signification, import
    Derived form: verb intend3
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