[ UK /ɪntˈɛnd/ ]
[ US /ˌɪnˈtɛnd/ ]
  1. design or destine
    She was intended to become the director
  2. denote or connote
    `maison' means `house' in French
    An example sentence would show what this word means
  3. mean or intend to express or convey
    You never understand what I mean!
    what do his words intend?
  4. have in mind as a purpose
    She didn't think to harm me
    We thought to return early that night
    I only meant to help you
    I mean no harm
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How To Use intend In A Sentence

  • It's not because I'm worried about what they might think, or anything ridiculous like that, it's because in a lot of cases this material was intended for me alone - either through an oral tradition or as a gnostic revelation from the spirits.
  • This facility is intended to help a few hundred families living in public housing by training them to be grocery store clerks.
  • In contrast, although not originally intended as permanent implants, in practice bioabsorbable hemostats are often left in the surgical bed to prevent rebleeding after surgical closure.
  • Use of a University-owned mobile telephone and mobile telephone airtime service is intended for official University business.
  • I intend to take it, subject of course to your approval and, as the prime minister designate, with your permission. TANK OF SERPENTS
  • Pasolini clearly did not intend Salò as a late work, much as Mozart did not design his requiem as adumbrative lament.
  • He intends to fight the case to the Supreme Court.
  • However, the measure intended to foster democracy will result in all three party leaders imposing a three-line whip on their respective MPs – a move hardly likely to ease the public's mistrust of Parliament. European Union: The referendum is an absurd sideshow | Observer editorial
  • Every single one of his intended blows was blocked and parried, even when the man tripped and fell backwards.
  • Tayside Police admit the whistle-blower's inside knowledge shows he has to be a high-ranking officer - at least an inspector and probably a superintendent.
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