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Intention meaning

intention - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. A stretching or bending of the mind toward of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.
  2. 2. A determination to act in a certain way or to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.
  3. 3. The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.
  4. 4. The state of being strained. See Intension.
  5. 5. Any mental apprehension of an object.
  6. 6. Intentional.

intention - examples of usage

  1. If he had known it was my intention to go with it to other parties, I don't think he would have given it to me, because he would have wanted for himself any profit there was upon it. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. What does matter is the intention and faith with which we use them. - "The Law and the Word", Thomas Troward.
  3. Dr. Conrad did not turn up, as expected, and Rosalind carried out her intention. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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