- A purpose; something that is intended.
- (legal) The state of someone’s mind at the time of committing an offence.
- (something that is intended) See also Thesaurus:intention
- French: intention
- German: Absicht
- Portuguese: intenção
- Russian: наме́рение
- Spanish: intención, intento, propósito
- Russian: у́мысел
- Firmly fixed or concentrated on something.
- a mind intent on self-improvement
- 2014, Daniel Taylor, "World Cup 2014: Uruguay sink England as Suárez makes his mark ↗," guardian.co.uk, 20 June:
- Uruguay were quick to the ball, strong in the tackle and seemed intent on showing they were a better team than had been apparent in their defeat to Costa Rica.
- 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter I, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
- And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed.
- Unwavering from a course of action.
- French: buté
- for all intents and purposes
- intent on
- to all intents and purposes
- with intent