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Noun intention has 3 senses
  1. purpose, intent, intention, aim, design - 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"
    --1 is a kind of goal, end
    --1 has particulars: mind, idea; cross-purpose; sake; view; will
  2. intention - (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal; "his intentions are entirely honorable"
    --2 is a kind of
    goal, end
  3. intention - an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out; "my intention changed once I saw her"
    --3 is a kind of
    volition, willing
    Derived form: verb intend1
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