HyperDic: intent

English > 3 senses of the word intent:
NOUNcognitionintent, purpose, intention, aim, designan anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
communicationintent, purport, spiritthe intended meaning / meaning of a communication
ADJECTIVEallintent, captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, wrappedgiving or marked by complete attention to
intent > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > intent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningGiving or marked by complete attention to.
Example "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
Synonymscaptive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, wrapped
Broaderattentive(often followed by 'to') giving care or attention
Spanishabsorto, concentrado, embelesado
Catalanabsort, embadalit
Nounsintentnessthe quality of being intent and concentrated
Adverbsintentlywith strained or eager attention
English > intent: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
Examples
  • "his intent was to provide a new translation"
  • "good intentions are not enough"
Synonymspurpose, intention, aim, design
Narrowercross-purposeA contrary aim
final cause(philosophy) the end or purpose of a thing or process
mind, ideaYour intention
sakeThe purpose of achieving or obtaining
viewPurpose
willA fixed and persistent intent or purpose
Broadergoal, endThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
Spanishfinalidad, intencionalidad, intención, intento, meta, objetivo, objeto, propósito
Catalanfinalitat, intenció, meta, propòsit, voluntat
Verbsintendhave in mind as a purpose
English > intent: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe intended meaning / meaning of a communication.
Synonymspurport, spirit
Broadermeaning, significance, signification, importThe message that is intended or expressed or signified
Spanishintención, significado
Catalanintenció
Verbsintendmean or intend to express or convey

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