intention intention  /ɪn ˈtɛn tʃən/


  1. (n) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  2. (n) (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
  3. (n) an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out



  1. One day he takes Roberta canoeing on a lake with the intention of killing her.
  2. It's not voting intention that matters, but people's desire for a change.
  3. So while Abbas will glumly show up in New York City, he has no intention of relaunching negotiations on the terms currently on offer.


  1. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Announces Plans for Initial Public Offering of Natural Gas and NGL Midstream Master ...

    Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. announced today its intention to file a registration statement on Form S-1 with respect to the initial public offering of Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. , a proposed master ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Apple's videos from WWDC 2013 keynote: 'Intention,' 'Our Signature'

    Apple has made two of the videos from yesterday's WWDC 2013 keynote available on YouTube. The first is the video that launched the keynote event, titled "Intention." The new advertisement that began showing last night, touting Apple's signature "Designed by Apple in California," is also available for online viewing. The narration with the ad is lyrical and makes the point that the company ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  3. NSA Leaker Comes Forward: ‘I Have No Intention Of Hiding Who I Am Because I Have Done Nothing Wrong’

    The Guardian has revealed , at his request, the identity of the source behind the largest leak in NSA history. "I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong," said Edward Snowden , a 29-year-old former employee of the CIA who has spent the last four years working with the NSA in conjunction with various defense contractors.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Mediaite


  1. "Brett Favre has informed us of his intention to retire from the Green Bay Packers and the NFL," Thompson said.
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Ted Thompson Source: Taipei Times

  2. "In releasing these memos, it is our intention to assure those who carrying out their duties relying in good faith upon the legal advice from the Department of Justice that they will not be subject to prosecution," Mr. Obama said in a statement...
    on Apr 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  3. "I have spoken with Mr. Baxter and he has now confirmed that he did not receive a call from your institution," Garrett wrote to Moore. "Therefore, USC has no intention of pursuing this matter further. I apologize for any inconvenience or...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mike Garrett Source: ESPN (blog)

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affectation affectation
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