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
Blind-spot warning and rear cross-traffic alert Trailer light check enables the driver, using the key fob, to verify that running lights, turn signals and brake lights are operating as intended.
His performance mixed strength, lucidity and elegance in equal proportion, a civilized musical conversation in which the pianist functioned more as primus inter pares than soloist, as Beethoven surely intended.
Sanders said the death penalty wasn't an option since Greis didn't intend to kill anyone.
While film companies have rented it out for movie productions, the jail was never used as it was originally intended.
For about 24 hours, the list circulated as it was intended to, among a fairly small number of women.
Lit by minimalist chandeliers, the glowing interior feels, as Harrison intended, like the center of a giant sapphire.
The horse and pony show (pun intended) gave Partridge the Facebook album of a lifetime, but any fellow horse owners planning similar rooming arrangements for their pets should probably book a stable instead.
There is no indication that Herman intends to have the records dispute delay the scheduled trial, although her upcoming ruling on Wednesday could be challenged to appellate courts.
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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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