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Another word for intent

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Noun
  1. What one intends to do or achieve

      1. For what purpose, reason, or cause; with what intention, justification, or motive:
      2. The reason, cause, or purpose for which:
      3. On account of which; for which.
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      2. Something aimed or fired at.
      3. An object of criticism or verbal attack.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Existing independent of or external to the mind; actual or real:
      2. Based on observable phenomena; empirical:
      3. Uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices:
      1. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
      2. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
      3. A limiting factor that must be considered:
      1. The denotation, referent, or idea associated with a word or phrase:
      2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      1. The object toward which an endeavor is directed; an end.
      2. A structure or area into which players endeavor to propel a ball or puck in order to score points.
      3. A play or shot that sends a ball or puck into or through the goal.
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
      2. The object or goal desired:
      3. Desire for exertion or activity; energy:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
  2. The thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

      1. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
      2. To cause to project or extend:
      3. To force into a specified condition or situation:
      1. The general course or character of something:
      2. The word, phrase, or subject with which the vehicle of a metaphor is identified, as life in
      3. The general meaning; the purport or drift:
      1. A characteristic likelihood:
      2. A predisposition to think, act, or proceed in a particular way:
      3. A characteristic pattern or point of view:
      1. That which has mass and occupies space; matter.
      2. A material of a particular kind or constitution.
      3. A drug, chemical, or other material (such as glue) that one is dependent on or uses habitually and that is often illegal or subject to government regulation:
      1. To have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; claim or profess:
      2. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
      3. Intention; purpose:
      1. The denotation, referent, or idea associated with a word or phrase:
      2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
      1. Something that is carried.
      2. Something that is emotionally difficult to bear.
      3. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
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    meaning

  3. That which is signified by a word or expression

      1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
      2. Monetary or material worth:
      3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      1. Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
      2. The action or process of signifying:
      1. The state or quality of being significant:
      2. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
      1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
      2. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      3. The faculties of sensation as means of providing physical gratification and pleasure.
      1. To have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; claim or profess:
      2. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
      3. Intention; purpose:
      1. A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another:
      2. The substance of such a communication; the point or points conveyed:
      3. A statement made or read before a gathering:
      1. The denotation, referent, or idea associated with a word or phrase:
      2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
      1. To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale.
      2. To receive (data) into one program from another.
      3. To carry or hold the meaning of; signify:
      1. The act of denoting; indication.
      2. Something, such as a sign or symbol, that denotes.
      3. Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
      1. The act or process of connoting.
      2. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
      3. The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
      1. The usual or accepted meaning, as of a word or expression:
      2. Favorable reception; approval.
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    meaning

Adjective
  1. Concentrating the mental powers on something

  2. Having one's thoughts fully occupied

  3. On an unwavering course of action

    See also:

    decide

Another word for intent

Modifier
  1. Absorbed

  2. Resolved; used with ""on''

    See also:

    resolute

Noun
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
    See also:

    purpose

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