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Another word for intend

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Verb
  1. To have in mind as a goal or purpose

    See also:

    purpose

    planned

  2. To have or convey a particular idea

    Idioms:
    See also:

    meaning

Another word for intend

Synonym Study

  • Purpose adds to propose a connotation of strong determination to effect one's intention he purposes to become a doctor
  • Propose implies a clear declaration, openly or to oneself, of one's intention I propose to speak for an hour
  • Design suggests careful planning in order to bring about a particular result their delay was designed to forestall suspicion
  • Mean , a more general word, does not connote so clearly a specific, deliberate purpose he always means well
  • Intend implies a having in mind of something to be done, said, etc. I intended to write you