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intent2

in·tent2

intent2

 
pronunciation:
ihn tent
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: highly concentrated in attention; focused.
The lion fixed an intent stare on its prey.
 
synonyms:
focused
antonyms:
distracted
similar words:
direct, earnest, fixed, intense, penetrating, piercing, steadfast, steady, watchful
definition 2: resolved; determined.
He was intent on winning the race.
synonyms:
bent, determined, resolved
similar words:
earnest, hell-bent, purposeful, resolute
definition 3: showing a certain purpose or intention.
The company made an intent effort to correct the problem.
synonyms:
determined, purposeful, resolute
similar words:
earnest, enterprising, obdurate, sedulous, steadfast, tenacious
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derivations: intently (adv.), intentness (n.)