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Verb: intend  in'tend
  1. Have in mind as a purpose
    "I intend no harm";
    - mean, think
  2. Design or destine
    "She was intended to become the director";
    - destine, designate, specify
  3. Have the intention to express or convey; have a particular sense or meaning
    "what do his words intend?";
    - mean
  4. Denote or connote
    - mean, signify, stand for
  5. Have as a plan or objective
    "I intend to arrive at noon";
    - aim, purpose, purport, propose

Derived forms: intends, intended, intending

Type of: convey, plan

Encyclopedia: Intend