Synonyms of intent in English:




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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


for/to all intents and purposes

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

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