Synonyms of intent in English:



  • 1 he tried to figure out his father's intent
  • adjective

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  • 1 he was intent on proving his point
    bent on, set on, insistent on, hell-bent on; committed to, obsessive about, obsessed with, fanatical about, fixated on; determined to; anxious to, resolved to, impatient to
  • 2 an intent expression
    attentive, absorbed, engrossed, fascinated, enthralled, rapt, riveted; focused, undistracted, earnest, concentrating, intense, studious, preoccupied; alert, watchful
  • Phrases

    for/to all intents and purposes

    if you sublet your apartment, realize that you are—for all intents and purposes—a landlordin effecteffectivelyin essenceessentiallyvirtuallypracticallymore or lessjust aboutall butas good asin all but namealmostnearly informalpretty muchpretty well literarynigh on

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