Translation of "intend" - English-Spanish dictionary

intend

verb uk /ɪnˈtend/

B1 to want and plan to do something

pretender, tener la intención de
How long do you intend to stay in Paris?
be intended for someone

to be made for a particular person or reason

estar pensado para alguien
The books are intended for young children.

(Translation of “intend” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

intend

verb /inˈtend/

to mean or plan (to do something or that someone else should do something)

tener la intención de, querer
Do you still intend to go?
Do you intend them to go?
Do you intend that they should go too?

to mean (something) to be understood in a particular way

pretender, querer decir
His remarks were intended to be a compliment.

(with for) to direct at

ir dirigido a
That letter/bullet was intended for me.
intent /-t/ adjective

(with on) meaning, planning or wanting to do (something)

decidido, resuelto, que tiene intención de
He’s intent on going
He’s intent on marrying the girl.

(with on) concentrating hard on

absorto
She was intent on the job she was doing.
intention /-ʃən/ noun

what a person plans or intends to do

intención
He has no intention of leaving
He went to see the boss with the intention of asking for a pay rise
If I have offended you, it was quite without intention
Despite all his good intentions, he couldn’t cheer her up.
intentional /-ʃənl/ adjective

(opposite unintentional) done, said etc deliberately and not by accident

intencional
I’m sorry I offended you – it wasn’t intentional
an intentional act of violence.
intentionally adverb

intencionalmente
He intentionally misled her.
intently adverb

with great concentration

atentamente
He was watching her intently.

(Translation of “intend” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)