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Definition of Intent


  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.
  3. The act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention; meaning; drift; aim.
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Intent Translations

intent in Norwegian is spent, anspent
intent in Spanish is intento