Synonyms for intent
- wrapped up
Antonyms for intent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTENT
Surely there must have been God's intent in the making of this new-world Republic.
While he was intent on these observations, Elinor turned to the painter.
She could see her father looking at her, intent, as if he wondered.
He confessed to me that he was apt to go astray when intent on rhyme.
In "Lear," Shakespeare was intent on expressing his own disillusion and naked misery.
There was a man behind it, but he was too intent on its columns to be aware of my presence.
If there had not been, then my manner would have wofully belied my intent.
Our narrow quarters limit our hospitality in quality, but not in intent.
So intent were the two men on their work that neither saw her.
If his pretences to reformation are but pretences, what must be his intent?
"purpose," early 13c., from Old French entente, from Latin intentus "a stretching out," in Late Latin "intention, attention," noun use of past participle of intendere "stretch out, lean toward, strain," literally "to stretch out" (see intend).