Bent is defined as something that is not straight.(adjective)
An example of bent is a candy cane.
The definition of bent is someone who is determined to take a specific course of action.(adjective)
An example of bent on something is someone who is determined to go to a specific college.
See bent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME < OE beonot, bent, a rush < WGmc *binut > Ger binse
See bent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English beonet (attested only in place names).
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