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Intention vs. Intension

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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.’;

Intensionnoun

intensity or the act of becoming intense .

Intentionnoun

(obsolete) Tension; straining, stretching.

Intensionnoun

Any property or quality connoted by a word, phrase or other symbol, contrasted with actual instances in the real world to which the term applies.

Intentionnoun

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

Intensionnoun

(dated) A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained.

‘the intension of a musical string’;

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Intentionnoun

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

Intensionnoun

A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained; as, the intension of a musical string.

Intentionnoun

(obsolete) Any mental apprehension of an object.

Intensionnoun

Increase of power or energy of any quality or thing; intenseness; fervency.

‘Sounds . . . likewise do rise and fall with the intension or remission of the wind.’;

Intentionnoun

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

Intensionnoun

The collective attributes, qualities, or marks that make up a complex general notion; the comprehension, content, or connotation; - opposed to extension, extent, or sphere.

‘This law is, that the intension of our knowledge is in the inverse ratio of its extension.’;

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Intentionverb

Intend

Intensionnoun

what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression

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.’;

Intensionnoun

the internal content of a concept.

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.’;

Intensionnoun

resolution or determination.

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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.’;

Intension

In linguistics, logic, philosophy, and other fields, an intension is any property or quality connoted by a word, phrase, or another symbol. In the case of a word, the word's definition often implies an intension.

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’;

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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