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1. intend

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnd'] have in mind as a purpose.

Synonyms

  • propose
  • design
  • mean
  • plan
  • purpose
  • be after
  • think
  • purport

Antonyms

  • insignificance
  • inconsequence
  • export
  • walk

Etymology

  • entend (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Intend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • relend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend
  • offend

How do you pronounce intend?

Pronounce intend as ˌɪnˈtɛnd.

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Sentences with intend


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Put her in the area in which you intend to have her give birth.

Quotes about intend


1. Today, I, too, wish to reaffirm that I intend to continue on the path toward improved relations and friendship with the Jewish people, following the decisive lead given by John Paul II.
- Pope Benedict XVI

2. History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston S. Churchill

3. From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
- Groucho Marx

2. intend

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnd'] design or destine.

Synonyms

  • specify
  • design
  • destine
  • mean
  • designate
  • plan
  • calculate
  • direct
  • slate

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • dissociate
  • generous

Etymology

  • entend (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. intend

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnd'] mean or intend to express or convey.

Synonyms

  • import
  • drive
  • typify
  • symbolize
  • mean
  • stand for
  • symbolise
  • spell
  • convey
  • get
  • represent
  • signify

Antonyms

  • differ
  • unspell
  • go
  • take away

Etymology

  • entend (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. intend

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnd'] denote or connote.

Synonyms

  • stand for
  • denote
  • refer
  • signify

Antonyms

  • noble
  • abnormal
  • estimable
  • rich

Etymology

  • entend (Middle English (1100-1500))
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