English - Vietnamese Dictionary
intend /in'tend/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- định, có ý định, có ý muốn
- định dùng, dành
- he intend s his son for the air force: ông ta định cho con vào không quân
- định nói, ý muốn nói
- what do you intend by this word: lời này của anh ý muốn nói gì?
+have in mind as a purpose
+design or destine
+mean or intend to express or convey
+denote or connote
Advanced English Dictionary
mean, have in mind or in view, propose, contemplate, design, plan, aim, purpose, resolve, determine:
I intend to give him a piece of my mind. She is intending to go, but I don't know if she will be able to.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 to have a plan, result or purpose in your mind when you do sth: [V] We finished later than intended. + [V to inf] I fully intended (= definitely intended) to pay for the damage. + [VN to inf] The writer clearly intends his readers to identify with the main character. + [V -ing] (BrE) I don't intend staying long. + [VN] The company intends a slow-down in expansion. + [VNN] He intended her no harm (= it was not his plan to harm her). + [VN that] It is intended that production will start at the end of the month. [also V that]
2 [VN] ~ sth (by sth)
~ sth (as sth) to plan that sth should have a particular meaning
What exactly did you intend by that remark? + He intended it as a joke.
intended adj. (=/= unintended)
intentional adj. (=/= unintentional)
She fully intends to continue her sporting career once she has recovered from her injuries.
| clearly | originally
He had originally intended to stay in the country for only a year or two.
It was thought that the bomb might have been intended for a visiting MP.
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