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Spell check of intention

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Correct spelling:
intention
Definition:
Purpose; design; aim.

Synonyms:

noun
act
intention.
aim
study at purpose.
cause
Movements.
cognition
intention.
expectation
likelihood, prediction, looking forward.
free will
velleity, Conation, free choice, voluntary decision, free decision, one's choice, one's discretion, one's own choice, one's own will, own say so, own sweet way, person's full intent and purpose, say so.
goal
aim, animus, design, designation, drift, end, hope, impulsion, motive, object, objective, plan, point, purpose, struggle.
idea
hypothesis, Significancy, believed abstraction.
intention
agenda, aim, ambition, approach, calculation, choice, consideration, design, endeavor, expectation, forecast, forethought, goal, idea, intent, object, plan, policy, procedure, proposal, prospectus, purpose, scenario, schedule, scheme, strategy, will, wish.
motive
determinant, mainspring, stimulus, mainsprings, determinants.
plan
anticipation, arrangement, blueprint, chart, conception, contrivance, coordination, design, invention, plot, premeditation, proposition.
pursuit
aspiration, destination, lodestar, mission, objective, profession, pursuit, quest, search, target, undertaking, vocation, life work.
resolution
immovability, staunchness, fixed purpose, immovabilities, purposiveness.
thought
thought.
Examples of usage:
  1. The intention then is to give pain. – Human, All-Too-Human, Part II by Friedrich Nietzsche
  2. I had had no intention of playing. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. But the brave girl had no intention of giving up the fight. – Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  4. She had been almost self- convinced of an intention to go to Eda's- not quite. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  5. It was my intention to reach the ship on this evening. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington

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