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Definition of intend:

  1. To apply with energy.
  2. To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey.
  3. To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold.
  4. To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to superintend; to regard.
  5. 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.
  6. To intensify; to strengthen.
  7. To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate.
  8. To strain; to make tense.
  9. To stretch' to extend; to distend.


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