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intentions

noun
plural of intention

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1 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
  • her intention is to climb the highest peak in each of the 50 states

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2 the idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action
  • she was uncertain of the intention of his frantic gesturing

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“Intentions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intentions. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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