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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

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
Groucho Marx

Don't change on me. Don't extort me unless you intend to do it forever.
Tupac Shakur

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

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

I intend, before the endgame looms, to die sitting in a chair in my own garden with a glass of brandy in my hand and Thomas Tallis on the iPod. Oh, and since this is England, I had better add, 'If wet, in the library.' Who could say that this is bad?
Terry Pratchett
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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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