Intend vs. Intent

Intend vs. Intent — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Intend and Intent

Intendverb

To have in mind; plan

We intend to go. They intend going. I intended that you would go as well.

Intentnoun

Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.

Intendverb

To design for a specific purpose

A whisk is intended to beat eggs.

Intentnoun

(Law) The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.

Intendverb

To have in mind for a particular use

I intended the flowers as a present to her.

Intentadjective

Firmly fixed; concentrated

an intent gaze.
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Intendverb

To signify or mean

What did he intend by that remark?.

Intentadjective

Having the attention applied; engrossed

The students, intent upon their books, did not hear me enter the room.

Intendverb

To have a design or purpose in mind.

Intentadjective

Having the mind and will focused on a specific purpose

was intent on leaving within the hour.are intent upon being recognized.

Intendverb

To hope; to wish (something, or something to be accomplished); be intent upon

He intend to go to university.They evidently intended some mischief.

Intentnoun

A purpose; something that is intended.

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Intendverb

To fix the mind on; attend to; take care of; superintend; regard.

Intentnoun

(legal) The state of someone’s mind at the time of committing an offence.

Intendverb

(obsolete) To stretch to extend; distend.

Intentadjective

Firmly fixed or concentrated on something.

a mind intent on self-improvement

Intendverb

To strain; make tense.

Intentadjective

Engrossed.

Intendverb

(obsolete) To intensify; strengthen.

Intentadjective

Unwavering from a course of action.

Intendverb

To apply with energy.

Intentnoun

an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions;

his intent was to provide a new translationgood intentions are not enoughit was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needshe made no secret of his designs

Intendverb

To bend or turn; direct, as one’s course or journey.

Intentnoun

the intended meaning of a communication

Intendverb

To design mechanically or artistically; fashion; mold.

Intentadjective

directed with intense concentration;

a fixed starean intent gaze

Intendverb

To pretend; counterfeit; simulate.

Intentadjective

wholly absorbed as in thought;

deep in thoughtthat engrossed look or rapt delightthe book had her totally engrossedenwrapped in dreamsso intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirredrapt with wonderwrapped in thought

Intendverb

have in mind as a purpose;

I mean no harmI only meant to help youShe didn't think to harm meWe thought to return early that night

Intendverb

design or destine;

She was intended to become the director

Intendverb

mean or intend to express or convey;

You never understand what I mean!what do his words intend?

Intendverb

denote or connote;

`maison' means `house' in FrenchAn example sentence would show what this word means