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Intend vs. Contemplate

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Intendverb

To hope; to wish (something, or something to be accomplished); be intent upon

‘He intend to go to university.’; ‘They evidently intended some mischief.’;

Contemplateverb

To look at on all sides or in all its aspects; to view or consider with continued attention; to regard with deliberate care; to meditate on; to study, ponder, or consider.

Intendverb

To fix the mind on; attend to; take care of; superintend; regard.

Contemplateverb

To consider as a possibility.

‘I contemplated doing the project myself, but it would have taken too long.’;

Intendverb

(obsolete) To stretch to extend; distend.

Contemplateverb

To look at on all sides or in all its bearings; to view or consider with continued attention; to regard with deliberate care; to meditate on; to study.

‘To love, at least contemplate and admire,What I see excellent.Milton.’; ‘We thus dilateOur spirits to the size of that they contemplate.’;

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Intendverb

To strain; make tense.

Contemplateverb

To consider or have in view, as contingent or probable; to look forward to; to purpose; to intend.

‘There remain some particulars to complete the information contemplated by those resolutions.’; ‘If a treaty contains any stipulations which contemplate a state of future war.’;

Intendverb

(obsolete) To intensify; strengthen.

Contemplateverb

To consider or think studiously; to ponder; to reflect; to muse; to meditate.

‘So many hours must I contemplate.’;

Intendverb

To apply with energy.

Contemplateverb

look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought;

‘contemplate one's navel’;

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Intendverb

To bend or turn; direct, as one’s course or journey.

Contemplateverb

consider as a possibility;

‘I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job’;

Intendverb

To design mechanically or artistically; fashion; mold.

Contemplateverb

think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes;

‘He is meditating in his study’;

Intendverb

To pretend; counterfeit; simulate.

Contemplateverb

reflect deeply on a subject;

‘I mulled over the events of the afternoon’; ‘philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years’; ‘The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate’;

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Intendverb

To stretch; to extend; to distend.

‘By this the lungs are intended or remitted.’;

Intendverb

To strain; to make tense.

‘When a bow is successively intended and remedied.’;

Intendverb

To intensify; to strengthen.

‘Magnetism may be intended and remitted.’;

Intendverb

To apply with energy.

‘Let him intend his mind, without respite, without rest, in one direction.’;

Intendverb

To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey.

Intendverb

To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to superintend; to regard.

‘Having no children, she did, with singular care and tenderness, intend the education of Philip.’; ‘My soul, not being able to intend two things at once, abated of its fervency in praying.’;

Intendverb

To fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); to be intent upon; to mean; to design; to plan; to purpose; - often followed by an infinitely with to, or a dependent clause with that; as, he intends to go; he intends that she shall remain.

‘They intended evil against thee.’; ‘To-morrow he intendsTo hunt the boar with certain of his friends.’;

Intendverb

To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold.

‘Modesty was madeWhen she was first intended.’;

Intendverb

To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate.

‘Intend a kind of zeal both to the prince and Claudio.’;

Intendverb

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’;

Intendverb

design or destine;

‘She was intended to become the director’;

Intendverb

mean or intend to express or convey;

‘You never understand what I mean!’; ‘what do his words intend?’;

Intendverb

denote or connote;

‘`maison' means `house' in French’; ‘An example sentence would show what this word means’;

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