quo animo


quo animo
(Latin: With what intention or motive.)
A term sometimes used instead of the word animus, which means design or motive.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


quo animo
[Latin, With what intention or motive.] A term sometimes used instead of the word animus, which means design or motive.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • quo animo — With what intent. The expression is sometimes used synonymously with the word “intent” as, evidence has been allowed to prove the quo animo. Kennedy v Gifford (NY) 19 Wend 296, 300 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quo animo? — /kwoh ah ni moh /; Eng. /kwoh an euh moh /, Latin. with what spirit or intention? * * * …   Universalium

  • Æquo animo — Lation for med tålmodigt sind …   Danske encyklopædi

  • quo animo — [L.] Animus, design, motive …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • quo animo — with what intention …   Black's law dictionary

  • quo animo — with what intention …   Black's law dictionary

  • quo animo? — /kwoh ah ni moh /; Eng. /kwoh an euh moh /, Latin. with what spirit or intention? …   Useful english dictionary

  • animo — /aenamow/ With intention, disposition, design, will. Quo animo, with what intention. Animo cancellandi, with intention to cancel. Animo furandi, with intention to steal. 4 Bl.Comm. 230. Animo lucrandi, with intention to gain or profit. Animo… …   Black's law dictionary

  • animo — /aenamow/ With intention, disposition, design, will. Quo animo, with what intention. Animo cancellandi, with intention to cancel. Animo furandi, with intention to steal. 4 Bl.Comm. 230. Animo lucrandi, with intention to gain or profit. Animo… …   Black's law dictionary

  • quo ammo — /kwow aenamow/ Lat. With what intention or motive. Used sometimes as a substantive, in lieu of the single word animus, design or motive. The quo animo is the real subject of inquiry …   Black's law dictionary


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