Examples of intention in a Sentence
She announced her intention to run for governor.
He seemed to think that I was trying to cause problems, but that was never my intention.
He bought a dog with the intention of training it to attack intruders.
He has good intentions, but his suggestions aren't really helpful.
Recent Examples of intention from the Web
The problem was dire indeed: People were using Facebook Live, a video-streaming service that had just launched, to announce their intention to kill themselves, and even to stream themselves doing it.
Glencoe Junior Kindergarten Executive Director Debra Gaetano has announced her intention to leave her position at the preschool after 13 years.
The Saudi government first announced its intention to lift the driving ban in September, removing a rule that had become a symbol of female oppression.
When Waterbury announced its intention to sue manufacturers last August, few such cases existed.
Meanwhile, Germany and France announced their intention to honor the agreement, no matter what Trump decides.
From hundreds of miles away, the people in the caravan very publicly announced their intention to travel to the U.S. border and apply for asylum through the lengthy legal process.
Witten had every intention of returning, until he was offered the job at ESPN.
Ollie announced his intention to contest the decision that day.
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Synonym Discussion of intention
- announced his intention to marry
- the clear intent of the statute
- being successful was her purpose in life
- the order of events came by accident, not design
- her aim was to raise film to an art form
- willing to use any means to achieve his end
- his constant object was the achievement of pleasure
- their objective is to seize the oil fields
- worked years to reach her goals
INTENTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intention for English Language Learners
: the thing that you plan to do or achieve : an aim or purpose
INTENTION Defined for Kids
Definition of intention for Students
- She announced her intention to run for president.
- It's his intention to win.
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