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Pronunciation of Intends: Learn how to pronounce Intends in English correctly

Learn how to say Intends correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word intend:

[with object]
1have (a course of action) as one’s purpose or intention; plan:
[with infinitive]:
the company intends to cut 400 jobs
[with clause]:
it was not intended that colleges should have to revise their current schemes
(intend something as/to do something) plan that something should be or do something:
a series of questions intended as a checklist
plan that speech should have (a particular meaning):
no offence was intended, I assure you
2 (usually be intended for/to do something) design or destine something for a particular purpose:
pigs intended for human consumption
a one-roomed cottage intended to accommodate a family
(be intended for) be meant or designed for the use of (a particular person or group):
this benefit is intended for people incapable of work
Middle English entend (in the sense ‘direct the attention to’), from Old French entendre, from Latin intendere ‘intend, extend, direct’, from in- ‘towards’ + tendere ‘stretch, tend’