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Detailed Synonyms for intention in English

intention:

intention [the ~] noun

  1. the intention
    the intention; the will; the wish
  2. the intention
    the objective; the effort; the goal; the intention; the dedication; the target; the devotion; the exertion; the scheme
  3. the intention
    the intention; the aim; the goal; the design; the idea
  4. the intention
    the purpose; the intention; the drift; the meaning; the use
  5. the intention
    the meaning; the substance; the purpose; the intention; the composition
  6. the intention
    the scheme; the plan; the objective; the intention; the idea
  7. the intention
    the goal; the intention; the objective
  8. the intention
    the goal; the objective; the scheme; the intention
  9. the intention
    – an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out 1
    the intention
    – an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out 1
    • intention [the ~] noun
      • my intention changed once I saw her1
  10. the intention
    – an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions 1
    the purpose; the aim; the design; the intention; the intent
    – an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions 1
    • purpose [the ~] noun
    • aim [the ~] noun
      • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs1
    • design [the ~] noun
      • he made no secret of his designs1
    • intention [the ~] noun
      • good intentions are not enough1
    • intent [the ~] noun
      • his intent was to provide a new translation1
  11. the intention
    – (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal 1
    the intention
    – (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal 1
    • intention [the ~] noun
      • his intentions are entirely honorable1

intention

  1. intention

Translation Matrix for intention:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aim aim; design; goal; idea; intent; intention; purpose aim; aspiration; bearing; endeavor; endeavour; heading; object; objective; striving; target
composition composition; intention; meaning; purpose; substance account; architecture; arrangement; assembly; authorship; building; clubbing; combination; composing; composition; constitution; construction; make-up; makeup; montage; musical composition; opus; paper; penning; physical composition; piece; piece of music; report; theme; typography; writing
dedication dedication; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; intention; objective; scheme; target affection; allegiance; ambition; assiduousness; attachment; commitment; dedication; devotion; diligence; fondness; inscription; loyalty; passion
design aim; design; goal; idea; intent; intention; purpose blueprint; conception; design; designing; drawing; excogitation; figure; innovation; invention; motive; pattern; plan; styling
devotion dedication; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; intention; objective; scheme; target affection; ambition; assiduousness; attachment; blessing; consecration; cultism; dedication; devotedness; devotion; devoutness; diligence; fondness; godliness; hallowing; idolatry; ordination; passion; piety; sanctification; veneration
drift drift; intention; meaning; purpose; use current; drift; gallery; heading; impetus; impulsion; movement; purport; tendency; trend
effort dedication; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; intention; objective; scheme; target attempt; campaign; cause; crusade; drive; effort; efforts; elbow grease; endeavor; endeavour; exertion; exertions; exploit; feat; movement; physical effort; strain; sweat; travail; try
exertion dedication; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; intention; objective; scheme; target application; attempt; effort; efforts; elbow grease; exertion; exertions; physical effort; strain; sweat; travail; try; use
goal aim; dedication; design; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; idea; intention; objective; scheme; target destination; end; finish; goal; hit; objective; target; winner
idea aim; design; goal; idea; intention; objective; plan; scheme angle; approximation; aspect; attitude; awareness; concept; conception; consciousness; conviction; creed; disposition; estimate; estimation; idea; image; inclination; insight; interpretation; judgement; melodic theme; mind; musical theme; notion; opinion; outlook; perspective; point of view; reading; realisation; realization; stand; theme; thought; version; view; vision; way of thinking
intent aim; design; intent; intention; purpose intent; meaning; purport; sense; spirit; stature; tendency; tenor
intention aim; composition; dedication; design; devotion; drift; effort; exertion; goal; idea; intent; intention; meaning; objective; plan; purpose; scheme; substance; target; use; will; wish
meaning composition; drift; intention; meaning; purpose; substance; use expression; import; importance; inclination; intent; meaning; phrase; purport; saying; sense; significance; signification; statement; stature; substance; tendency; tenor; term; trend; turn of phrase; weight
objective dedication; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; idea; intention; objective; plan; scheme; target aim; destination; final destination; goal; object; object glass; object lens; objective; objective lens; target; terminus; ultimate goal
plan idea; intention; objective; plan; scheme architectural plan; city plan; design; floor-plan; groundplan; map; plan; program; programme; project; site plan; sketch of the situation; street map; synopses; town-map
purpose aim; composition; design; drift; intent; intention; meaning; purpose; substance; use determination; function; purpose; role; use
scheme dedication; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; idea; intention; objective; plan; scheme; target color scheme; dodge; dodging; outline; schema; scheme; strategy; system
substance composition; intention; meaning; purpose; substance center; centre; content; core; essence; gist; heart; heart and soul; high quality; inwardness; kernel; meaning; means; message; soundness; subject matter; substance; thoroughness
target dedication; devotion; effort; exertion; goal; intention; objective; scheme; target aim; butt; fair game; goal; mark; object; objective; prey; quarry; target; target area; target value
use drift; intention; meaning; purpose; use administration; adoption; ante; application; benefit; consumption; economic consumption; employment; enjoyment; exercise; exertion; expenditure; function; habit; implementation; infliction; inset; manipulation; practice; practise; profit; purpose; role; stakes; usage; usance; use; use of goods and services; usefulness; utilisation; utility; utilization; value
will intention; will; wish last will; testament; volition; will
wish intention; will; wish compliments; craving; desire; indirect request; last request; longing; regard; want; wanting; wish; wishing; yearning
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aim aim; aspire; calculate; direct; draw a bead on; drive; get; place; point; propose; purport; purpose; shoot for; take; take aim; target; train
design conceptualise; conceptualize; construct; contrive; create; design; invent; make; manufacture; plan; prepare; project
drift be adrift; blow; drift; err; float; freewheel; go adrift; make leeway; stray
plan be after; contrive; design; devise; intend; lay schemes; make plans; plan; plot; project; propose; set up; take on
purpose aim; propose; purport; purpose; resolve
scheme connive; intrigue; scheme
target aim; direct; place; point; target
use administer; adopt; apply; avail oneself of; consume; employ; enforce; engage; expend; habituate; handle; implement; make use; make use of; practice; practise; spend; take; use; use up; utilise; utilize
will bequeath; covet; crave; desire; leave; long; ought to; shall; want; will; wish
wish bid; care; covet; crave; desire; like; like to; long; want; will; wish; wish well
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
intent absorbed; captive; concentrated; engrossed; enwrapped; intent; with concentration; wrapped
meaning meaning; pregnant; significant; so to say; so to speak
objective accusative; documentary; impartial; neutral; nonsubjective; objective; unbiased
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aim aim; objective; point of aim; target
composition composition; musical composition; written composition
dedication dedication
design design; plan; planning
devotion devotion
goal goal
idea cuff; idea; impulse; project; smattering; thought
intent intent; intention
intention intent; intention
meaning knowing; meaning; significant
objective aim; objective; point of aim
plan design; ground plan; make plans for; plan; planning; project; scheme
scheme plan; scheme
substance actuality; fact; reality; substance; substantiality
target aim; target
use employ; employment; frequent; make use of; travel by; use; utilise; utilize
will will
wish desire; wish

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Related Definitions for "intention":

  1. an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out1
    • my intention changed once I saw her1
  2. an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions1
    • good intentions are not enough1
  3. (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal1
    • his intentions are entirely honorable1

Related Synonyms for intention



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