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Definition of 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.
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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