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Definitions of intend

  1. To purpose; design; have an intention; mean. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To stretch' to extend; to distend. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To strain; to make tense. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To apply with energy. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to superintend; to regard. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); to be intent upon; to mean; to design; to plan; to purpose; - often followed by an infinitely with to, or a dependent clause with that; as, he intends to go; he intends that she shall remain. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To purpose; as, we intend to win the war; mean. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To fix the mind upon: to design: to purpose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To have a design: to purpose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for intend

  1. Yes, that is what I intend – Mogens and Other Stories Mogens; The Plague At Bergamo; There Should Have Been Roses; Mrs. Fonss by Jens Peter Jacobsen
  2. I have done it just as long as I intend to. – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
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