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intent

Synonyms of intent in English:

noun

  • he tried to divine his father's intent in asking the question
    design, plan, scheme;
    resolve, resolution, determination;
  • Phrases

    to all intents and purposes
    to all intents and purposes a newborn human baby is helpless
    [Antonyms] fully, by no means
    in effect, effectively, in essence, essentially, virtually, practically, in practical terms, for all practical purposes, in all important respects;
    more or less, just about, all but, as good as, in all but name, as near as dammit;
    South African  plus-minus

    adjective

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  • 1 he was intent on proving his point
    [Antonyms] half-hearted, reluctant
  • 2 she had an intent look on her face
    attentive, absorbed, engrossed, fascinated, enthralled, enrapt, rapt, focused, earnest, concentrated, concentrating, intense, studious, fixed, steady, steadfast, occupied, preoccupied, wrapped up, alert, watchful, observant
    [Antonyms] vacant
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