Synonyms of intend
1 planDictionary • She intends to do A levels and go to university.
plan • The rebel soldiers plan to strike again.
mean • I didn't mean to hurt you.
aim • I didn't aim to get caught.
propose • I propose to spend my entire life travelling.
purpose • His life went in the direction that he purposed.
contemplate • He contemplated a career as an army medical doctor.
be resolved or determined
have in mind or view
2 destineDictionary • This money is intended for the development of the tourist industry. often with for
mean • He said that we were meant to be together.
design • a compromise designed to please everyone
earmark • The pit was one of the 31 earmarked for closure by the Trade and Industry Secretary.
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aimIf you aim to do something, you decide or want to do it.
• I didn't aim to get caught.
contemplateIf you contemplate an action, you think about whether to do it or not.
• He contemplated a career as an army medical doctor.
• a compromise designed to please everyone
Thesaurus for intend from the Collins English Thesaurus
to propose or plan (something or to do something); have in mind; mean