Definitions for intention

Definitions for (noun) intention

Main entry: intention

Definition: an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out

Usage: my intention changed once I saw her

Main entry: design, purpose, aim, intent, intention

Definition: an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

Usage: his intent was to provide a new translation; good intentions are not enough; it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs; he made no secret of his designs

Main entry: intention

Definition: (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal

Usage: his intentions are entirely honorable

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