Definition of with intent in English:

with intent


  • With the intention of committing a crime.

    ‘he denied arson with intent to endanger life’
    • ‘At an earlier hearing Carter pleaded guilty to arson with intent to endanger life.’
    • ‘That certainly could not have affected the verdict on the wounding with intent.’
    • ‘He faces charges of attempted arson and having articles with intent to destroy or damage property.’
    • ‘They are also charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offence.’
    • ‘The teenagers pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm with intent.’