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Intention (IPA: /ˌɪnˈtɛntʃən/)


Intention (n.)

A stretching or bending of the mind toward of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.

Intention (n.)

A determination to act in a certain way or to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.

Intention (n.)

The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.

Intention (n.)

The state of being strained. See Intension.

Intention (n.)

Any mental apprehension of an object.

Intention

Class of state of mind in law

Intention

Mental state representing commitment to perform an action

Intention

Book by G. E. M. Anscombe

Intention

Song by Kenichi Suzumura

Intention

2013 single by Yumi Hara

Intention Synonyms

Intent, Aim, Purpose, Design

Intention Rhymes



Abstention, Intention

Circumvention, Contravention, Inattention, Intervention
Nonintervention

Spanish Translation

Intention in Spanish is Intención

Tagalog Translation

Intention in Tagalog is Balak

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Between thought and spoken word is a gap where intention can enter, the symbol twisted aside, and the lie come to be." - Ursula K. Le Guin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Celui qui se trompe dans une intention qu'il croit bonne, on peut le combattre, on ne cesse pas de l'estimer." - Jules Verne

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Duke: I have no intention of betraying who I was." - Tales of Vesperia

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I had no intention of getting back into politics. I was teaching at Bowdoin and happily retired from politics." - Angus King

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I hate the neologism owned for scored a victory over . I have no intention of owning anyone, and nobody will ever own me." - Richard Dawkins


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