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 intention intention

noun

  • ( ) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions  ( aim, design, intent, intention, purpose )
    an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
     his intent was to provide a new translation
    his intent was to provide a new translation
     good intentions are not enough
    good intentions are not enough
     it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
     he made no secret of his designs
    he made no secret of his designs
  • ( ) (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal  ( intention )
    (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
     his intentions are entirely honorable
    his intentions are entirely honorable
  • an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out  ( intention )
    an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out
     my intention changed once I saw her
    my intention changed once I saw her


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