"intending" in the verb sense
1. intend, mean, think
have in mind as a purpose
"I mean no harm"
"I only meant to help you"
"She didn't think to harm me"
"We thought to return early that night"
2. intend, destine, designate, specify
design or destine
"She was intended to become the director"
3. mean, intend
mean or intend to express or convey
"You never understand what I mean!"
"what do his words intend?"
4. mean, intend, signify, stand for
denote or connote
"`maison' means `house' in French"
"An example sentence would show what this word means"
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