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Definition of Intend

Intend

  1. To stretch' to extend; to distend.
  2. To strain; to make tense.
  3. To intensify; to strengthen.
  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.
  8. To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold.
  9. To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate.

Intend Quotations

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Winston Churchill

I have never taken any exercise, except sleeping and resting, and I never intend to take any.
Mark Twain

I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
Steven Wright

The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I, therefore, intend to oppose the effort to increase America's debt.
Barack Obama

I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.
Frederick Douglass
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Intend Translations

intend in Afrikaans is bedoel
intend in Danish is sigte
intend in Dutch is beogen, bedoelen, mikken op, mikken
intend in German is beabsichtigen, beabsichtigen, bestimmen
intend in Norwegian is ha til hensikt
intend in Portuguese is tencionar, pretenda
intend in Swedish is planera

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