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Definition of 'intention'


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: purpose intent aim design
  2. (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal; "his intentions are entirely honorable"
  3. an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out; "my intention changed once I saw her"

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