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  • intent — in·tent /in tent/ n 1: the act or fact of intending: as a: the design or purpose to commit a wrongful or criminal act – called also criminal intent; compare knowledge, mens rea …   Law dictionary

  • intent — I. /ɪnˈtɛnt / (say in tent) noun 1. an intending or purposing, as to commit some act: criminal intent. 2. that which is intended; purpose; aim; design; intention: my intent was to buy. 3. Law the state of someone s mind which directs their… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Intent — in law is the planning and desire to perform an act, to fail to do so (i.e. an omission) or to achieve a state of affairs in psychological view it may mean a different thing.In criminal law, for a given actus reus ( guilty act ), the required… …   Wikipedia

  • intent — [in tent′; ] for n., also [ in′tent΄] adj. [L intentus, pp. of intendere: see INTEND] 1. firmly directed or fixed; earnest; intense [an intent look] 2. a) having the mind or attention firmly directed or fixed; engrossed [intent on his studies] …   English World dictionary

  • Intent — In*tent , n. [OE. entent, entente, attention, purpose, OF. entente, F. entente understanding, meaning; a participial noun, fr. F. & OF. entendre. See {Intend}.] The act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intent — Design, resolve, or determination with which person acts. Witters v. United States, 70 U.S.App.D.C. 316, 106 F.2d 837, 840. A state of mind in which a person seeks to accomplish a given result through a course of action. As used in intentional… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Intent (military) — See also: Intent (law), Intention (criminal law), and Intention Intent is a key capability in 21st century military operations and is a vital element to facilitate subordinates initiative (U.S Army 2003, para.1 69)[1], self synchronisation… …   Wikipedia

  • intent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English entente, from Anglo French, from Late Latin intentus, from Latin, act of stretching out, from intendere Date: 13th century 1. a. the act or fact of intending ; purpose; especially the design or purpose to commit… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intent — ▪ I. intent in‧tent 1 [ɪnˈtent] noun [uncountable] 1. an intention: intent to do something • The two software companies have signed a letter of intent to merge. see also declaration of intent …   Financial and business terms

  • intent — intent1 /in tent /, n. 1. something that is intended; purpose; design; intention: The original intent of the committee was to raise funds. 2. the act or fact of intending, as to do something: criminal intent. 3. Law. the state of a person s mind… …   Universalium

  • intent — I in•tent [[t]ɪnˈtɛnt[/t]] n. 1) something that is intended; purpose; design; intention: The original intent was to raise funds[/ex] 2) the act or fact of intending, as to do something: criminal intent[/ex] 3) law Law. the state of a person s… …   From formal English to slang

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