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Intention

Intention

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noun


(1)   An act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out
"My intention changed once I saw her"
(2)   An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
"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"
(3)   (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
"His intentions are entirely honorable"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A course of action that a person intends to follow.
    My intention was to marry a wealthy widow.

  1. The goal or purpose behind a specific action or set of actions
    The intention of this legislation is to boost the economy.