The body armor would indicate an intention to do battle with the police if necessary and escape the scene if possible.
Which the president denies is his intention—making nonsense of the rest of his message.
My intention is to make it with the same approach as Anchorman 2.
More than that, Lewis appeared adamant about his intention to walk away unless the government came through with some money.
He also assured reporters that he has no intention of dropping out of the gubernatorial race.
Then the boy relinquishes his intention and agrees to stay at home.
The intention is, I tell you plainly, to mortify you into a sense of your duty.
Am I to understand that you have no intention of respecting my wishes in this matter?
He turned toward the hall door as if with the intention of lighting the chandelier.
In the eye of the law he is as guilty as if this intention was really wicked.
mid-14c., from Old French entencion "stretching, intensity, will, thought" (12c.), from Latin intentionem (nominative intentio) "a stretching out, straining, exertion, effort; attention," noun of action from intendere "to turn one's attention," literally "to stretch out" (see intend).
intention in·ten·tion (ĭn-těn'shən)
An aim that guides action.
The process by which or the manner in which a wound heals.