Pronunciation: (in-tend'),[key] —v.t. 1. to have in mind as something to be done or brought about; plan: We intend to leave in a month. 2. to design or mean for a particular purpose, use, recipient, etc.: a fund intended for emergency use only. 3. to design to express or indicate, as by one's words; refer to.
4. (of words, terms, statements, etc.) to mean or signify.
5. Archaic.to direct (the eyes, mind, etc.).
—v.i. 1. to have a purpose or design.
2. Obs.to set out on one's course.