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adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnt'] giving or marked by complete attention to.
Rhymes with Intent
How do you pronounce intent?
Pronounce intent as ˌɪnˈtɛnt.
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Sentences with intent
1. Noun, singular or mass
Introduce yourself and intent of your letter in the first paragraph.
Quotes about intent
1. Quite often, intent on conveying how things can go wrong for a culture (science fiction) or an individual (horror) or all of magical creation (fantasy), works of fantastika often preclude comedy, because humor gets in the way of messages of doom or struggle.
- Paul Di Filippo
2. A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu
3. That's when I finally got it. I finally understood. It wasn't the thought that counted. It was the actual execution that mattered, the showing up for somebody. The intent behind it wasn't enough. Not for me. Not anymore. It wasn't enough to know that deep down, he loved me. You had to actually say it to somebody, show them you cared. And he just didn't. Not enough.
- Jenny Han, It's Not Summer Without You
noun. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnt'] an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
- final cause
noun. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnt'] the intended meaning of a communication.