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Intend

In`tend´   Pronunciation: ĭn`tĕnd´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Intended; p. pr. & vb. n. Intending.]
1.To stretch; to extend; to distend.
2.To strain; to make tense.
3.To intensify; to strengthen.
Magnetism may be intended and remitted.
- Sir I. Newton.
4.To apply with energy.
5.To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey.
6.To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to superintend; to regard.
7.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.
They intended evil against thee.
- Ps. xxi. 11.
8.To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold.
9.To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate.
Intend a kind of zeal both to the prince and Claudio.
- Shak.
Verb1.intend - 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"
Synonyms: mean, think
2.intend - design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
3.intend - mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?"
Synonyms: mean
4.intend - denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
Synonyms: signify, stand for, mean
add up to, aim, aim at, aim to, arrange, aspire after, aspire to, assign, attempt, be after, calculate, cast, concert, connote, contemplate, cut out, denote, designate, desire, destine, determine, devise, drive at, endeavor, essay, express, figure, forecast, frame, go for, harbor a design, have every intention, have in mind, import, intend to, lay plans, look forward to, make a projection, make arrangements, mean, mean to, methodize, mind, organize, plan ahead, prearrange, program, propose, propose to, purport, purpose, rationalize, resolve, resolve to, schedule, schematize, set up, shape, signify, spell, strive, systematize, think, try, work out, work up
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