intent

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Singular
intent

Plural
intents

  1. Your intent is what you have in your mind as you plan, goal, wish, etc.
    My original intent was to return it to her, but I was unable to do so.
    What he did was wrong, but it will be difficult to prove criminal intent.
    The details were hard to understand, but the general intent was clear.

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Positive
intent

Comparative
more intent

Superlative
most intent

  1. If you are intent on something, you have a strong plan to have or do it, and you won't let other things stop you easily.
    They were so intent on fishing, they didn't notice their boat was floating away.
    The cat was still, intent on the bird in the garden.

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