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Definition of 'intent'

Noun

  1. 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 intention aim design
  2. the intended meaning of a communication
       Synonyms: purport spirit

Adjective

  1. giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
       Synonyms: captive absorbed engrossed enwrapped wrapped


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