Meaning of “intend” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /ɪnˈtend/

B1 [ T ] to want and plan to do something:

Unfortunately the meeting took longer than we intended.
[ + to do sth ] How long are you intending to stay in Paris?
[ + doing sth ] I don't intend seeing him again.
be intended for sb; be intended as sth

to be made, designed, or provided for a particular person or purpose:

The book is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about the Internet.

(Definition of “intend” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)