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English definition of “intend”

intend

verb [T]     /ɪnˈtend/
B1 to have as a plan or purpose: [+ to infinitive] We intend to go to Australia next year. Somehow I offended him, which wasn't what I'd intended. [+ obj + to infinitive ] I don't think she intended me to hear the remark. The course is intended for intermediate-level students. It was intended as a compliment, honestly!Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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