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intent

  

      adj  
1    absorbed, alert, attentive, committed, concentrated, determined, eager, earnest, engrossed, fixed, industrious, intense, occupied, piercing, preoccupied, rapt, resolute, resolved, steadfast, steady, watchful, wrapped up  
2    bent, hellbent     (informal)   set  
      n  
3    aim, design, end, goal, intention, meaning, object, objective, plan, purpose  
4    to all intents and purposes      as good as, practically, virtually  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj  
1    casual, indifferent, irresolute, unsteady, wavering  
      n   chance, fortune  
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intent

  
  ( intents    plural  )
1       adj   If you are intenton doing something, you are eager and determined to do it.  
v-link ADJ on/upon -ing/n  
The rebels are obviously intent on keeping up the pressure...     
2       adj   If someone does something in an intent way, they pay great attention to what they are doing.  
WRITTEN   oft ADJ on/upon n  
She looked from one intent face to another...     
  intently      adv   ADV after v  
He listened intently, then slammed down the phone.     
3       n-var   A person's intent is their intention to do something.  
FORMAL   ...a strong statement of intent on arms control...     
4    You say to all intents and purposes to suggest that a situation is not exactly as you describe it but the effect is the same as if it were.  
to all intents and purposes/to all intents      phrase   usu PHR with cl  
To all intents and purposes he was my father.     

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exp.
The act to use another person’s cyber identifying information with intent to defraud others online.
[Leg.];[Tech.] criminal act to steal person information online
n.
a criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft

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