intent intent  /ɪn ˈtɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  2. (n) the intended meaning of a communication
  3. (adj) giving or marked by complete attention to

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In a region where simple words and gestures can be taken as weighty indicators of intent, Arabs and Israelis alike will see much meaning in the return of Dennis Ross.
  2. In a region where simple words and gestures can be taken as weighty indicators of intent, Arabs and Israelis alike will see much meaning in the return of Dennis Ross.
  3. The major difference between comfort care and euthanasia or murder is intent.

News

  1. Krispy Kreme Signs Letter Of Intent for Refranchising of Dallas, Texas Market

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent with an affiliate of Sun Holdings, LLC ("Sun Holdings") ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Council signals intent to issue $20M in bonds

    New Braunfels City Council on Monday announced its intent to issue up to $20.2 million in property-tax supported bonds to provide funds for seven major municipal projects.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

  3. Why the Letter of Intent is awful: Richard Amardi loses scholarship to Iowa State

    By this point, everyone should know that the NCAA’s National Letter of Intent is the worst contract to sign in all of sports. The intention is good; the goal of the NLI is to end a player’s recruitment when he decides that he wants to go to a certain school. But the way that it…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: Beyond the Arc

Quotes

  1. Mr Kelly said it was "the intent of whoever did this to cause mayhem, create casualties".
    on May 1, 2010 By: Raymond Kelly Source: Herald Sun

  2. Obama said he was struggling with "how to balance creating a process that adheres to rule of law, habeas corpus, basic principles of Anglo-American legal system, but doing it in a way that doesn't result in releasing people who are intent on blowing...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

  3. Letterman told viewers: "I told a joke that was beyond flawed, and my intent is completely meaningless compared to the perception."
    on Jun 17, 2009 By: David Letterman Source: Sky News

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