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intend something as something

to mean something to serve as something. We intend this money as a gift. Do not even think about paying it back. This money is intended as a gift.
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intend something for someone or something

to mean for someone or something to get something. I intended this one for you. I'm sorry I failed to give it to you in time. Aunt Em intended this cake for the county fair, but you can have it instead.
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Two people who intend to marry intend to give themselves to one another not partially, but entirely.
Therefore, while the company did not intend to benefit the conman, it did intend to lose the equipment.
I intend to remain a United States senator,'' swears Sen.
IBM and Nokia announced that they intend to jointly develop and market wireless solutions to enterprise customers around the world.
What we see more of now are people who don't intend the marriage to be a permanent commitment" he says.
But the court declined to grant summary judgment without a trial because the insured's testimony that he did not intend to cause the severe injuries created an issue of fact; though the court stopped just short of applying this first component and called the factual issue "weak".
At the present time, we intend to promote SinuNase to ENTs and Allergists in the U.
Farnsworth said that the Company also intends to sell its brands in a separate transaction.
Our Board has indicated that it intends to raise Redwood's regular dividend to a rate of $0.
Patriot and One Earth intend to construct ethanol manufacturing facilities with annual production capacity of 100 million gallons each.
The Company intends to engage in discussions with parties who sign confidentiality agreements and does not intend to further disclose developments with respect to this process unless and until an agreement in principle or a definitive agreement has been reached.
TargETFund Core is intended for people who are retired or expect to retire in a short period of time or otherwise intend to seek withdrawals from invested assets.
NASDAQ: TRMP) and Diamondhead Casino Corporation (OTCBB: DHCC) announced today that they have signed a letter of intent pursuant to which the parties intend to form a joint venture partnership to develop, build and operate a destination casino resort in Diamondhead, Mississippi.