Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of intend.

Etymologies

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intend +‎ -eth

Examples

  • By transferring, when he intendeth the benefit thereof to some certain person or persons.

    Leviathan

  • Others serve to show the consequence or repugnance of one name to another; as when one saith, "a man is a body," he intendeth that the name of body is necessarily consequent to the name of man, as being but serval name of the same thing, man; which consequence is signified by coupling them together with the word is.

    Leviathan

  • And from this it is evident that he that giveth counsel pretendeth only (whatsoever he intendeth) the good of him to whom he giveth it.

    Leviathan

  • Christian, authorizeth despiseth the doctrine of Christ, which is not that which Bellarmine intendeth here to prove, but the contrary.

    Leviathan

  • But it is so plain, that every man profiteth in that, he most intendeth, that it needeth not to be stood upon.

    The Essays

  • Wherefore, now he sends you word by me, that one night he intendeth to come visite you, and to spend some time in conversing with you.

    The Decameron

  • Whereupon his empire is of that length and breadth, that vnto whatsoeuer part thereof he intendeth his iourny, he hath space enough for six moneths continual progresse, except his Islands which are at the least 5000.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Nature intendeth one thing and Providence draweth forth another, than if He had communicated to particular creatures and motions the characters and impressions of His Providence.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • A kind of seriousness indeed he may have, such as proceedeth from a common faith or opinion, that the Word is true; or he may be actuated by a natural fervor, or by selfish ends: but the seriousness and fidelity of a sound believer, who ultimately intendeth

    The Reformed Pastor

  • Whereas, if they are convinced that he understandeth what he doth, and have high thoughts of his abilities, they will reverence him, and the more easily stoop to his advice; and when they are persuaded of his uprightness, they will the less suspect his motions; and when they perceive that he intendeth no private ends of his own, but merely their good, they will the more readily be persuaded by him.

    The Reformed Pastor

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