n 1: 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" [syn: purpose
2: (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage
proposal; "his intentions are entirely honorable"
3: an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry
out; "my intention changed once I saw her"