intend [in-tend] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||have in mind; determine|
|Synonyms:||add up, aim, appoint, aspire to, attempt, be determined, be resolved, connote, contemplate, decree, dedicate, denote, design, designate, destine, devote, endeavor, essay, expect, express, figure on, have in mind, hope to, import, indicate, look forward, mean, meditate, ordain, plan, plot, propose, purpose, reserve, resolve, scheme, set apart, set aside, signify, spell, strive, think, try|
|Part of Speech:||noun, verb|
|Category:||1. Conceptional volition|
plan, scheme, design, project; proposal, proposition, suggestion; resolution, motion; precaution (provision); deep-laid plan (premeditated) [more];, system (order),[more]; organization (arrangement); germ (cause)., sketch, skeleton, outline, draught, draft, ebauche, brouillon; rough cast, rough draft, draught, draught copy; copy; proof, revise., forecast, program(me), prospectus; carte du pays; card; bill, protocol; order of the day, list of agenda; bill of fare (food); base of operations; platform, plank, slate [U. S.], ticket [U. S.]., role; policy (line of conduct)., contrivance, invention, expedient, receipt, nostrum, artifice, device; pipelaying [U.S.]; stratagem (cunning); trick (deception); alternative, loophole; shift (substitute); last shift (necessity)., measure, step; stroke, stroke of policy; master stroke; trump card, court card; cheval de bataille, great gun; coup, coup d'etat; clever stroke, bold stroke, good move, good hit, good stroke; bright thought, bright idea., intrigue, cabal, plot, conspiracy, complot, machination; underplot, counterplot., schemer, schemist, schematist; strategist, machinator; projector, artist, promoter, designer; conspirator; intrigant (cunning).
plan, scheme, design, frame, contrive, project, forecast, sketch; devise, invent (imagine); set one's wits to work [more]; spring a project; fall upon, hit upon; strike out, chalk out, cut out, lay out, map out; lay down a plan; shape out a course, mark out a course; predetermine; concert, preconcert, preestablish; prepare; hatch, hatch a plot, concoct; take steps, take measures., cast, recast, systematize, organize; arrange; digest, mature., plot; counterplot, countermine; dig a mine; lay a train; intrigue (cunning).
planned; strategic, strategical; planning; in course of preparation; under consideration; on the tapis, on the carpet, on the floor.
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