|1.||[ adjective ] directed with intense concentration|
"a fixed stare" "an intent gaze"
|2.||[ adjective ] wholly absorbed as in thought|
|Synonyms:||absorbed engrossed wrapped rapt enwrapped|
"deep in thought" "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"
|3.||[ noun ] an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions|
|Synonyms:||purpose intention aim design|
"his intent was to provide a new translation" "good intentions are not enough" "the conscious aim of answering immediate needs" "he made no secret of his designs"
|Related terms:||goal mind will view cross-purpose sake intend aim design|
|4.||[ noun ] the intended meaning of a communication|
|Related terms:||meaning aim|