a thing that you plan to do or achieve; an aim or purpose.
Using intention: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "intention" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
My intention is to finish the project by Friday.
I had no intention of hurting her feelings.
What was your intention in saying that?
The company's intention is to expand its business overseas.
intention Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with intention
She tried to help, but with the best of intentions, she only made things worse.
I have no intention of going to the party tonight.
people often mean well but still end up doing bad things
He promised to help, but the road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Origins of intention
from Latin 'intentio', meaning 'a stretching out'
Summary: intention in Brief
The term 'intention' [ɪnˈtɛnʃ(ə)n] refers to a plan or aim, often with a specific goal in mind. It can be used to express motives, such as 'I had no intention of hurting her feelings,' or to describe a company's plans, like 'The company's intention is to expand its business overseas.' The phrase 'with the best of intentions' denotes good motives, while 'have no intention of doing something' means not planning to do something.