Definition of Intents
1. Noun. (plural of intent) ¹
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Definition of Intents
1. intent [n] - See also: intent
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Literary usage of Intents
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1866)
"... shall call a convention for proposing amendments, which, in either cose, shall be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of this Constitution, ..."
2. pennsylvania archives by Pennsylvania State Library, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth (1878)
"... in General Assembly met, and by the authority of the same, That (Names related as above,) be and shall be to all intents and Purposes, deemed, ..."
3. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... but more reserved in his judgment, being still as sound but not as sharp in the cause, out of politic intents, like a skilful pilot in a great tempest, ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"A child en ventre sa mere is a life in being to all intents and purposes except in the case of a descent at common law, [p. 334. ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"CONVERSION directed by Will of real estate into personal, not to all intents, but for the purpose only of answering legacies and annuities : subject to that ..."
6. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"... our intents to have drawn out the great Handing lottery long before this, which not falling out as we ..."
7. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... held good and valid in the same manner to all intents and purposes whatsoever as if they had been made and contracted according to the lawes established ..."
8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In law, both ancient and modern, the act of taking a stranger into one's family constituted the person so adopted one's heir to all intents and purposes. ..."