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intend

verb

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1 to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • an aspiring entrepreneur who intends to revolutionize the biotech industry

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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

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The first known use of intend was in the 14th century

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“Intend.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intend. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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