HyperDic: intention

English > 3 senses of the word intention:
NOUNcognitionintention, purpose, intent, aim, designan anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
cognitionintention(usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
actintentionan act of intending
intention > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh'nchahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > intention: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
Example "good intentions are not enough"
Synonymspurpose, intent, aim, design
Narrowercross-purposeA contrary aim
final cause(philosophy) the end or purpose of a thing or process
mind, ideaYour intention
sakeThe purpose of achieving or obtaining
viewPurpose
willA fixed and persistent intent or purpose
Broadergoal, endThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
Spanishfinalidad, intencionalidad, intención, intento, meta, objetivo, objeto, propósito
Catalanfinalitat, intenció, meta, propòsit, voluntat
English > intention: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal.
Example"his intentions are entirely honorable"
Broadergoal, endThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishintención
Adjectivesintentionalcharacterized by conscious design or purpose
English > intention: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out.
Example"my intention changed once I saw her"
Broadervolition, willingThe act of making a choice
Verbsintendhave in mind as a purpose

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