Examples of intend in a Sentence
I didn't intend any disrespect.
We intended that she come with us.
Recent Examples of intend from the Web
Even the best-intended of these big switches should be regarded with serious skepticism, for at least two reasons.
What seems certain, though, is that Ohio State has one game left, and intends on doing what it's always done best to win it.
Reports claim that Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has already told his teammates that the club have managed to get Kepa's signature - the second string Spain keeper intended as the long term replacement for Navas.
This alternative trail, intended to entice curious hikers as much as pilgrims, links religiously disparate areas—Muslim and Christian towns such as Nazareth and Cana, the Orthodox Jewish kibbutz of Lavi and the Druse temple at Nabi Shue’ib.
The same day, the Pentagon accused Russia of intentionally violating an agreement intended to prevent accidents in the skies over Syria, following a recent unsafe encounter between US F-22s and Russian Su-25 jets.
Ryan threw a pass intended for Marvin Hall but Hall tipped the pass and the ball landed on Lattimore's butt before the rookie out of Ohio State reached back and collected his fifth interception of the year.
Solan said officials didn't intend to suspend the program until that discovery.
Reality agreed to date her high-school boyfriend, Carlos, on certain conditions intended to improve and to edify.
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Synonymsaim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], look, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purpose, figure on
Related Wordsdream, hope, wish; consider, debate, mull (over), ponder; attempt, endeavor, strive, struggle, try; plot, scheme; accomplish, achieve, effect, execute, perform
INTEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intend for English Language Learners
: to plan or want to do (something) : to have (something) in your mind as a purpose or goal
: to plan for or want (someone or something) to do or be something
: to want (something that you control, provide, or have made) to be used for a particular purpose or by a particular person
INTEND Defined for Kids
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