Intent

  • (adj): Directed with intense concentration.
    Example: "An intent gaze"
    Synonyms: fixed
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Spectrum Sports, Inc. V. Mc Quillan - Held
... or predatory conduct was sufficient to satisfy the specific intent and dangerous elements of the offense ... defendants would monopolize a particular market and a specific intent to monopolize ... Intent could not be inferred by evidence of unfair or predatory conduct alone ...
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (season 1) - Reception
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More definitions of "intent":

  • (noun): An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
    Example: "His intent was to provide a new translation"
    Synonyms: purpose, intention, aim, design
  • (adj): Wholly absorbed as in thought.
    Example: "So intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    Synonyms: absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, rapt, wrapped
  • (noun): The intended meaning of a communication.
    Synonyms: purport, spirit

Famous quotes containing the word intent:

    Still, it will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system.
    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914)

    The fact that white people readily and proudly call themselves “white,” glorify all that is white, and whitewash all that is glorified, becomes unnatural and bigoted in its intent only when these same whites deny persons of African heritage who are Black the natural and inalienable right to readily—proudly—call themselves “black,” glorify all that is black, and blackwash all that is glorified.
    Abbey Lincoln (b. 1930)

    One reason why we find so few men of reasonable and agreeable conversation is that there is scarcely anyone whose mind is not more intent upon what he himself has a mind to say than on making pertinent replies to what is being said to him.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)