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intend


intend

verb

Definition of INTEND

1
to have in mind as a purpose or goal <an aspiring entrepreneur who intends to revolutionize the biotech industry>
Synonyms aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], look, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purpose
Phrases figure on
2
to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind <lawyers for both sides argued for days about what was intended by a particular phrase in the law>

February 27, 2015
rationale Hear it
An explanation or underlying reason
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