Example sentences for: intent

How can you use “intent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The president's intent to use the line-item veto today for the first time ever leads the Washington Post and gets front-page play at the other majors.

  • The NYT notes the most idealistic one, that Yeltsin is intent on bequeathing to Russia, as his parting legacy, a government and president who are committed to completing the country's democratization.

  • The expressed design intent behind the MM feature is to quantify the background noise (for example, scanner noise) and nonspecific interactions (for example, cross-hybridization) embedded within the PM signal.

  • 4) Howard resigned because although his remark bore no racist intent, he had failed to consider how it would be perceived.

  • You can hear as much in tapes of Stevens reading aloud; he is so intent on keeping an even, magisterial tone that he occasionally loses himself in the convoluted syntax on which Vendler expends such analytic energy.

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