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Purposing to become or be; prospective: intending lawyers; an intending contributor.


(ɪnˈtɛn dɪŋ)

designing or aiming to be; prospective or aspiring: intending surgeons.
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I directed my children to fly to a secure place, and shut up my house as I had done before, intending not to quit it; but my eldest daughter repented her leaving me, hastened back, and protested she would not quit the house unless I did.
You are horrified at our intending to do away with private property.
In one word, you reproach us with intending to do away with your property.
ISLAMABAD -- As many as 133,868 intending pilgrims including 88,705 of Government Scheme have so far reached Makkah Mukarrama, Saudi Arabia, for performing sacred religious ceremony of Hajj, a spokesman of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony said Monday.
KARACHI -- PIA has so far operated 137 Pre-Hajj flights and carried around 55,000 intending Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia with on time flight departures and arrivals.
Among male participants, the only psychosocial indicator that remained significant was the level of importance placed on sex in a relationship: Men's odds of intending to delay sex with main partners for at least two months decreased as the importance of sex increased (odds ratio, 0.
As well as intending to enhance the prestige of the host countries, and to boost their economies, expos have always had a cultural dimension.