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
But this musical is intended to incorporate material of mine that exists already.
The juxtaposition of the flowers out of water and the vase, particularly in context of the insects and skulls, was intended to remind the viewer of the transient, pained beauty of life.
Billue said Matthew’s Hope intends to sell its produce to Winter Garden restaurants and plans to set up a farm stand.
The tough U.N. sanctions – supported by China and Russia – were intended to help nudge North Korea closer to negotiating table, but instead, Pyongyang has again defied the international community.
By their design, roundabouts are intended to reduce or eliminate head-on and T-bone crashes, with all traffic going around the circle in the same direction.
Officials say an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to prevent the invasive fish from reaching the Great Lakes.
Years later, in 1961, Walt Disney co-founded California Institute of the Arts, a school intended to be a feeder to Disney and the industry.
With brush application as smooth as butter (pun intended) and color as bright as your favorite sundress, this long-wearing lacquer is the gift that keeps on giving.
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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
legal Definition of intend
- did not intend to kill her
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