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intent

intent as in giving or marked by complete attention to
  • "that engrossed look or rapt delight"
  • "enwrapped in dreams"
  • "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred- Walter de la Mare"
  • "rapt with wonder"
  • "wrapped in thought"

Synonyms

  • captivebeing in captivity ; giving or marked by complete attention to; a person who is confined; an animal that is confined ; a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion
  • absorbedgiving or marked by complete attention to; retained without reflection
  • engrossedgiving or marked by complete attention to; written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document
  • enwrappedgiving or marked by complete attention to
  • wrappedcovered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak; giving or marked by complete attention to; enclosed securely in a covering of paper or the like
intent as in 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

  • purposepropose or intend; reach a decision; an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; what something is used for; the quality of being determined to do or achieve something
  • intentionan anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal; an act of intending
  • aiman anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); the action of directing something at an object; the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies ; point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; propose or intend; move into a desired direction of discourse; specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public ; intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; direct (a remark) toward an intended goal; have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
  • designmake or work out a plan for; plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect; create the design for; make a design of; create designs; conceive or fashion in the mind; intend or have as a purpose; the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); an arrangement scheme; something intended as a guide for making something else; a decorative or artistic work; an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something; the creation of something in the mind
intent as in the intended meaning of a communication

    Synonyms

    • purporthave the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; propose or intend; the intended meaning of a communication ; the pervading meaning or tenor
    • spiritinfuse with spirit; the vital principle or animating force within living things ; the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character ; any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings ; the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection); the intended meaning of a communication ; animation and energy in action or expression; an inclination or tendency of a certain kind