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intend

verb aim, aspire to, be determined to, cogitare, design, desire, determine upon, drive at, elect, endeavor, expect, fix the mind upon, harbor a design, have in mind, have in view, mean, plan, presume, propose, purpose, resolve, scheme, set as a goal
Associated concepts: intended design, intended destination, intended purpose, intended to take effect upon death, preeatory words
See also: allocate, attempt, plan, predetermine, purport, pursue
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This is not what he intends, and he does not mean to risk it.
The rogue evidently intends to return to his own country, thinking he has thrown the police off his track.
But when the tragic incident occurs between those who are near or dear to one another--if, for example, a brother kills, or intends to kill, a brother, a son his father, a mother her son, a son his mother, or any other deed of the kind is done these are the situations to be looked for by the poet.
My sister sends you this authorization with great pleasure, for she is very partial to the little girl, to whom she intends to be more serviceable hereafter.
Tell me again what my wife intends doing, and in what mind she is; does she live with my son and guard my estate securely, or has she made the best match she could and married again?
Hence it follows that those things he does one day he undoes the next, and no one ever understands what he wishes or intends to do, and no one can rely on his resolutions.
Also, he says that, as things are, he intends only to have a plain wedding, and then to depart.
Good, very good," said Porthos; "that signified as clear as daylight that he still intends to make me a baron.
We by no means intend to abolish this personal appropriation of the products of labour, an appropriation that is made for the maintenance and reproduction of human life, and that leaves no surplus wherewith to command the labour of others.
Whether the Baroness Burmergelm will take this circumstance into consideration when I come to beg her pardon (for I do intend to make her amends) I do not know; but I doubt if she will, and the less so since, so far as I know, the circumstance is one which, of late, has begun to be abused in the legal world, in that advocates in criminal cases have taken to justifying their clients on the ground that, at the moment of the crime, they (the clients) were unconscious of what they were doing--that, in short, they were out of health.
When the proper time arrives, all that the gentleman intended, and all that he did not intend, will be brought to light, in the "Dial," or the "Down-Easter," together with all that he ought to have intended, and the rest that he clearly meant to intend: -- so that it will all come very straight in the end.
They intend to get everything for themselves and leave us nothing.