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Intend vs. Suggest

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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.’;

Suggestverb

(transitive) To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.

‘Are you suggesting that I killed my wife?’;

Intendverb

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

Suggestverb

To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something).

‘The name "hamburger" suggests that hamburgers originated from Hamburg.’;

Intendverb

(obsolete) To stretch to extend; distend.

Suggestverb

(transitive) To mention something as an idea, typically in order to recommend it

‘I’d like to suggest that we go out to lunch.’; ‘I’d like to suggest going out to lunch.’; ‘The guidebook suggests that we visit the local cathedral, which is apparently beautiful.’;

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Intendverb

To strain; make tense.

Suggestverb

To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt.

Intendverb

(obsolete) To intensify; strengthen.

Suggestverb

To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects.

‘Some ideas . . . are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection.’;

Intendverb

To apply with energy.

Suggestverb

To propose with difference or modesty; to hint; to intimate; as, to suggest a difficulty.

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Intendverb

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

Suggestverb

To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt.

‘Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested.’;

Intendverb

To design mechanically or artistically; fashion; mold.

Suggestverb

To inform secretly.

Intendverb

To pretend; counterfeit; simulate.

Suggestverb

To make suggestions; to tempt.

‘And ever weaker grows through acted crime,Or seeming-genial, venial fault,Recurring and suggesting still.’;

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Intendverb

To stretch; to extend; to distend.

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

Suggestverb

make a proposal, declare a plan for something

Intendverb

To strain; to make tense.

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

Suggestverb

imply as a possibility;

‘The evidence suggests a need for more clarification’;

Intendverb

To intensify; to strengthen.

‘Magnetism may be intended and remitted.’;

Suggestverb

drop a hint; intimate by a hint

Intendverb

To apply with energy.

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

Suggestverb

suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine;

‘Tetracycline is indicated in such cases’;

Intendverb

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

Suggestverb

call to mind or evoke

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.’;

Suggestverb

put forward for consideration

‘I suggest that we wait a day or two’; ‘‘Maybe you ought to get an expert,’ she suggested’; ‘Ruth suggested a holiday’;

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.’;

Suggestverb

cause one to think that (something) exists or is the case

‘finds of lead coffins suggested a cemetery north of the river’; ‘the temperature wasn't as tropical as the bright sunlight may have suggested’;

Intendverb

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

‘Modesty was madeWhen she was first intended.’;

Suggestverb

state or express indirectly

‘are you suggesting that I should ignore her?’; ‘the seduction scenes suggest his guilt and her loneliness’;

Intendverb

To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate.

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

Suggestverb

evoke

‘the theatrical interpretation of weather and water almost suggests El Greco’;

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’;

Suggestverb

(of an idea) come into one's mind

‘a simpler explanation suggested itself to me’;

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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