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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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Without intending it--hardly knowing it--I fell to listening intently to that sound, and even unconsciously counting the strokes of the mouse's nutmeg-grater.
Well, you just own up, first, that you DID hide that money there, intending to give me the slip one of these days, and come back and dig it up, and have it all to yourself.
I find that the Count Angelo Capello is opposed to our creed--is a teetotaler, in fact, and was not intending to apply for membership with us.
Aunt Sally, without knowing it--and of course without intending it--you are in the wrong.
Miranda walked stiffly through the dining-room, tying a shawl over her head to keep the draughts away, intending to start the breakfast fire and then call Rebecca down, set her to work, and tell her, meanwhile, a few plain facts concerning the proper way of representing the family at a missionary meeting.
Graham's intending to have a bailiff from Scotland, to look after his new estate.
And now, after only ten minutes notice--Gone too without intending to return
Catherine had kept up her acquaintance with the Lintons since her five-weeks' residence among them; and as she had no temptation to show her rough side in their company, and had the sense to be ashamed of being rude where she experienced such invariable courtesy, she imposed unwittingly on the old lady and gentleman by her ingenious cordiality; gained the admiration of Isabella, and the heart and soul of her brother: acquisitions that flattered her from the first - for she was full of ambition - and led her to adopt a double character without exactly intending to deceive any one.
I mean, not a long time on the journey; a long time intending the journey.
Peggotty is ready to go to church, intending to behold the ceremony from the gallery.
Once, I actually did start out of bed in the night, and begin to dress myself in my worst clothes, hurriedly intending to leave him there with everything else I possessed, and enlist for India as a private soldier.