Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb intend

4 senses of intend

Sense 1
intend, mean, think -- (have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night")

Sense 2
intend, destine, designate, specify -- (design or destine; "She was intended to become the director")
       => plan -- (make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family")

Sense 3
mean, intend -- (mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?")
       => convey -- (make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me")

Sense 4
mean, intend, signify, stand for -- (denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means")

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