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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·tent /ɪnˈtɛnt/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tent a.
 1. Closely directed; strictly attentive; bent; -- said of the mind, thoughts, etc.; as, a mind intent on self-improvement.
 2. Having the mind closely directed to or bent on an object; sedulous; eager in pursuit of an object; -- formerly with to, but now with on; as, intent on business or pleasure. Intent on mischief.”
    Be intent and solicitous to take up the meaning of the speaker.   --I. Watts.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tent, n.  The act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention; meaning; drift; aim.
    Be thy intents wicked or charitable.   --Shak.
    The principal intent of Scripture is to deliver the laws of duties supernatural.   --Hooker.
 To all intents and purposes, in all applications or senses; practically; really; virtually; in essence; essentially. “He was miserable to all intents and purpose.”
 Syn: -- Design; purpose; intention; meaning; purport; view; drift; object; end; aim; plan.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: directed with intense concentration; "a fixed stare"; "an
             intent gaze" [syn: fixed]
      2: 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" [syn: absorbed,
          engrossed, enwrapped, rapt, wrapped]
      n 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" [syn: purpose,
            intention, aim, design]
      2: the intended meaning of a communication [syn: purport, spirit]