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intend

in·tend

intend

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn tend
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: intended, intending, intends
definition 1: to have in mind as something to do.
I intend to leave at daybreak.
synonyms:
mean, propose
similar words:
aim, contemplate, determine, plan, resolve
definition 2: to plan for a specific purpose.
He intended the books for his sister.
similar words:
calculate, design, devise
Word Parts
The word intend contains the following part:
tend, tent, tens Latin root that means stretch