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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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"You only intend, then, to dispose of that part of your fortune which the law allows you to subtract from the inheritance of your son?" Noirtier made no answer.
If Plato intended to frame a state in which more than in any other everything should be common, he has certainly given it a right name; but if he intended it to be the next in perfection to that which he had already framed, it is not so; for perhaps some persons will give the preference to the Lacedaemonian form of government, or some other which may more completely have attained to the aristocratic form.
It consisted of an arched compartment in the centres with a square and small division on either side, the whole incased in heavy frames, deeply and laboriously moulded in pine-wood, and lighted with a vast number of blurred and green-looking glass of those dimensions which are commonly called ”eight by ten.” Blinds, that were intended to be painted green, kept the window in a state of preservation, and probably might have contributed to the effect of the whole, had not the failure in the public funds, which seems always to be incidental to any undertaking of this kind, left them in the sombre coat of lead-color with which they had been originally clothed.
Jones affirmed to be an admirable resemblance of a great favorite of the epicures in that country, which bore the title of “lake-fish,” and doubtless the assertion was true; for, although intended to answer the purposes of a weathercock, the fish was observed invariably to look with a longing eye in the direction of the beautiful sheet of water that lay imbedded in the mountains of Templeton.
The upper part of the building was in one apartment, and was intended for gala-days and exhibitions; and the lower contained two rooms that were intended for the great divisions of education, viz., the Latin and the English scholars.
What, after all, explains why the agent comes to intend the action performed?
Applicants must describe how they intend to meet NIH policies for sharing of data or why data sharing is not possible, In this regard, attention is drawn to the NIH Final Statement on Sharing Research Data (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/data_sharing/index .htm and http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/ notice-files/NOT-OD-03-032.html), which was published in the NIH Guide on 26 February 2003 ("Data Sharing Guidelines").
Compared with women who plan to have their baby delivered in a hospital, women who intend to have their baby delivered by a professional provider at home have a greater likelihood of complications during and after labor and delivery, and their newborn has an increased risk of compromised health.
As announced previously, the companies also intend to resume clinical development of Oxygent in the U.S.
Do the protestors intend to cause "serious interference" with what goes on inside?
Tests of whether fathers are irrelevant and whether what matters is that both parents intend the pregnancy are mixed.
"Sometimes it may be an ethical duty to `co-operate materially' with an immoral act (one does not intend the evil effect, but only the good effects) when only in this way can a greater harm be prevented, provided 1) that the co-operation is not immediate and 2) that the degree of co-operation and the danger of scandal are taken into account."