1. [ noun ] an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
Synonyms: purpose aim intent design

"his intent was to provide a new translation" "good intentions are not enough" "the conscious aim of answering immediate needs" "he made no secret of his designs"

Related terms: goal mind will view cross-purpose sake intend aim design
2. [ noun ] (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal

"his intentions are entirely honorable"

Related terms: goal plural
3. [ noun ] an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out

"my intention changed once I saw her"

Related terms: volition intend
Similar spelling:   intentional