HyperDic: intend

English > 4 senses of the word intend:
VERBcognitionintend, mean, thinkhave in mind as a purpose
cognitionintend, destine, designate, specifydesign or destine
communicationintend, meanmean or intend to express or convey
communicationintend, mean, signify, stand fordenote or connote
intend > pronunciation
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > intend: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaninghave in mind as a purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey intend to move
Synonymsmean, think
Narroweraim, purpose, purport, proposePropose or intend
designIntend or have as a purpose
plan, be afterHave the will and intention to carry out some action
Spanishcomportar, intentar, pensar, planear, pretender, proponerse, significar
Catalancomportar, pensar, proposar-se, tenir la intenció
Nounsintentan anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
intentionan act of intending
English > intend: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningdesign or destine.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example"She was intended to become the director"
Synonymsdestine, designate, specify
Narrowercalculate, aim, directspecifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
designPlan something for a specific role or purpose or effect
meandestine or designate for a certain purpose
slatedesignate or schedule
Broaderplanmake plans for something
Spanishdesignar, destinar
Catalandesignar, destinar
English > intend: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningmean or intend to express or convey.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "what do his words intend?"
Narroweraimdirect (a remark) toward an intended goal
drive, get, aimMove into a desired direction of discourse
signifyconvey or express a meaning / meaning
spell, importIndicate or signify
typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, representExpress indirectly by an image, form, or model
Broaderconveymake known
Spanishcomportar, decir, querer decir, querer, significar
Catalancomportar, significar, voler dir
Nounsintentthe intended meaning / meaning of a communication
English > intend: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningdenote or connote.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsmean, signify, stand for
Narrowerdenote, referHave as a meaning / meaning
Similar tosignifyconvey or express a meaning / meaning
Spanishcomportar, denotar, significar, tratar de decir
Catalancomportar, significar

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