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")

Antonyms of adj intended

2 senses of intended

Sense 1
intended (vs. unintended) -- (resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult")

unintended (vs. intended) -- (not deliberate)
        => accidental, inadvertent -- (happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally ; "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting")
        => causeless, fortuitous, uncaused -- (having no cause or apparent cause; "a causeless miracle"; "fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune"; "we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times")
        => unintentional, unplanned, unwitting -- (not done with purpose or intent; "an unintended slight"; "an unintentional pun"; "the offense was unintentional"; "an unwitting mistake may be overlooked")

Sense 2
intended -- (future; betrothed; "his intended bride")

INDIRECT (VIA attached) -> unattached, uncommitted -- (not associated in an exclusive sexual relationship)

Similarity of adj intended

2 senses of intended

Sense 1
intended (vs. unintended) -- (resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult")
       => conscious, witting -- (intentionally conceived; "a conscious effort to speak more slowly"; "a conscious policy")
       => deliberate, calculated, measured -- (carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony")
       => intentional, knowing -- (characterized by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time")
       => well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant -- (marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results; "a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter"; "a well-meaning but tactless fellow"; "the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm; "blunt but well-meant criticism")
          Also See-> motivated#1; planned#1; premeditated#1

Sense 2
intended -- (future; betrothed; "his intended bride")
       => attached (vs. unattached), committed -- (associated in an exclusive sexual relationship)

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