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English

Etymology

From Middle English entend, “direct (one’s) attention towards”, from Old French entendre, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] intendere.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to intend

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to intend (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. Stretch to extend; distend.
  2. Strain; make tense.
  3. Intensify; strengthen.
  4. Apply with energy.
  5. Bend or turn; direct, as one’s course or journey.
  6. Fix the mind on; attend to; take care of; superintend; regard.
  7. Fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); be intent upon; mean; design; plan; purpose.
  8. Design mechanically or artistically; fashion; mold.
  9. Pretend; counterfeit; simulate.

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