intend

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Plain form
intend

Third-person singular
intends

Past tense
intended

Past participle
intended

Present participle
intending

  1. (transitive) If you intend something, you have it in your mind as you plan, goal, wish, etc.
    Do you stay online longer than originally intended?
    I fully intend to help, as soon as I got the time.
    She intends to move west in the spring.
    I never intended for any of this to happen and I apologize.
    The show is intended to have displays of African art.
    Her letter was intended for the front office.
    The noises had been intended as a kind of warning.

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