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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intend (part of speech: verb)
hope (part of speech: verb)
mean (part of speech: verb)
plan (part of speech: verb)
pursue (part of speech: verb)
- Which way do you intend to go- up or down?" - "Richard Dare's Venture", Edward Stratemeyer.
- In another week, or as soon after that as possible, I intend to quit France and never to return to it. - "In the Day of Adversity", John Bloundelle-Burton.
- I didn't intend to be funny. - "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.