- intensive care,
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- intention movement,
- intention spasm,
- intention tremor,
Origin of intent1
Origin of intent2
Examples from the Web for intent
Some brought rocks and bricks, intent on clashing with the police.
The details differ but the intent is the same as in a high-profile case of police brutality.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Than Dar ignored them, intent on a traditional Buddhist funeral for her husband in Rangoon.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives|Joshua Carroll|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Roy: I try to set an intent every morning and take time to think about whatever I hope to achieve that day.
Dodge has also had something like 20 museum shows and is intent on establishing a museum that would also show his 225 posters.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Diamond had not seen the lightning, for he had been intent on finding the face of North Wind.At the Back of the North Wind|George MacDonald
Few as are these words, they convey a positive picture of Fox's intent, and a pleasing picture it is.Old-Time Gardens|Alice Morse Earle
“Not here,” I answered, with intent to be as enigmatical as himself.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford
Nor is it at all my intent that these my words should come to the ears of men.La Fiammetta|Giovanni Boccaccio
The girl had already forgotten the good Mr. Tom, and her mind was intent upon getting to her uncle.The Captain's Toll-Gate|Frank R. Stockton
Word Origin for 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).
"very attentive," late 14c., from Latin intentus "attentive, eager, waiting, strained," past participle of intendere "to strain, stretch" (see intend). Related: Intently.
see to all intents and purposes.