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intent

Law the will or purpose with which one does an act

Intent

A LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System component. Identifies the primary goal of each prerequisite or credit.
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Remember that they had been living as husband and wife, to all intents and purposes (except that the marriage-service had not been read over them), for fifteen years before you came into the house; and bear in mind, at the same time, that no event occurred to disturb Mr.
Under any other circumstances, Franz would have found it impossible to resist his extreme curiosity to know more of so singular a personage, and with that intent have sought to renew their short acquaintance; but in the present instance, the confidential nature of the conversation he had overheard made him, with propriety, judge that his appearance at such a time would be anything but agreeable.
To all intents you are a Christian still, and if there is a God in Heaven you will undoubtedly receive your reward.
To all intents and purposes the compass was as efficient as before; but, as a matter of fact, the moving of the pointers upon the dials resulted now in no corresponding shift of the mechanism beneath--and the device was set, immovably, upon a destination of the slave's own choosing.
But you must remember that my aunt is to all intents hardly middle-aged, and a very eligible person.
Half an hour later, to all intents and purposes, so far as Jerry could or could not comprehend, the world might well have seemed suddenly coming to an end.
In the eye of the law she was, of course, a single woman: she was of age; she was, to all intents and purposes, her own mistress.
Once upon a time, I, Chuang Tzu, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly.
The small manufacturer is like the farmer; and small manufacturers and farmers to-day are reduced, to all intents and purposes, to feudal tenure.