Synonyms for (noun) intention

Synonyms: intention

Definition: an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out

Usage: my intention changed once I saw her

Similar words: willing, volition

Definition: the act of making a choice

Usage: followed my father of my own volition


Synonyms: design, purpose, aim, intent, intention

Definition: an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

Usage: 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

Similar words: goal, end

Definition: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

Usage: the ends justify the means


Synonyms: intention

Definition: (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal

Usage: his intentions are entirely honorable

Similar words: goal, end

Definition: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

Usage: the ends justify the means