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Intendment vs. Intention

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Intendmentnoun

(legal) the sense in which the legal system interprets something, especially the intention of legislation

Intentionnoun

The goal or purpose behind a specific action or set of actions.

‘The intention of this legislation is to boost the economy.’; ‘My intention was to marry a wealthy widow.’; ‘It’s easy to promise anything when you have no intention of fulfilling any of it.’;

Intendmentnoun

Charge; oversight.

Intentionnoun

(obsolete) Tension; straining, stretching.

Intendmentnoun

Intention; design; purpose.

‘The intendment of God and nature.’;

Intentionnoun

A stretching or bending of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.

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Intendmentnoun

The true meaning, understanding, or intention of a law, or of any legal instrument.

Intentionnoun

(obsolete) The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.

Intentionnoun

(obsolete) Any mental apprehension of an object.

Intentionnoun

(medicine) The process of the healing of a wound.

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Intentionnoun

A stretching or bending of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.

‘Intention is when the mind, with great earnestness, and of choice, fixes its view on any idea.’;

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Intentionnoun

A determination to act in a certain way or to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.

‘Hell is paved with good intentions.’;

Intentionnoun

The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.

‘In [chronical distempers], the principal intention is to restore the tone of the solid parts.’;

Intentionnoun

The state of being strained. See Intension.

Intentionnoun

Any mental apprehension of an object.

Intentionnoun

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’;

Intentionnoun

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

‘his intentions are entirely honorable’;

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Intentionnoun

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

‘my intention changed once I saw her’;

Intentionnoun

a thing intended; an aim or plan

‘he announced his intention to stand for re-election’; ‘she was full of good intentions’;

Intentionnoun

the action or fact of intending

‘intention is just one of the factors that will be considered’;

Intentionnoun

a person's plans, especially a man's, in respect to marriage

‘if his intentions aren't honourable, I never want to see him again’;

Intentionnoun

the healing process of a wound.

Intentionnoun

conceptions formed by directing the mind towards an object.

Intention

Intention is a mental state that represents a commitment to carrying out an action or actions in the future. Intention involves mental activities such as planning and forethought.

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