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in-tendō dī, tus, ere,

to stretch out, reach forth, extend: dextram ad statuam: manūs, O.: iubet intendi bracchia velis, V.—To stretch, spread out, lay, fasten, extend: intendentibus tenebris, spreading, L.: tabernacula carbaseis intenta velis, pitched: coronas Postibus, O.: duro intendere bracchia tergo, bind, V.: locum sertis, encircled, V.: vela secundi Intendunt zephyri, swell, V.: numeros nervis, V.—To bend, aim, direct: arcum: arma temptare, intendere, S.: tela in patriam.—Fig., to strain, extend, direct, bend, turn, aim: officia, to be zealous in, S.: aciem acrem in omnīs partes, turns keen looks: digna res est ubi tu nervos intendas tuos, your energies, T.: quonam hostes iter intendissent, direct their march, L.: coeptum iter in Italiam, L.: quo nunc primum intendam, whither shall I turn? T.—To turn, direct, assail with, aim: intendenda in senemst fallacia, T.: ubi Hannibal est, eo bellum intendis? L.: mihi actionem perduellionis: litem tibi.—To urge, incite: eum ad cavendi omnia curam, L.: se ad firmitatem, brace.— To direct, turn, give, lend (often with animus): intentum animum tamquam arcum habebat, kept on the stretch: quo animum intendat, facile perspicio: ad bellum animum intendit, S.: animum studiis, H.: ubi ingenium intenderis, valet, S.—To increase, magnify, intensify: vocem, raise, V.: spiritum, Cu.: formidinem, quod, etc., Ta.: huic negatus honor gloriam intendit, Ta.: vera, exaggerate, Ta.—To give attention to, purpose, endeavor, intend: quod consilium primum intenderam, T.: infecto quod intenderat negotio, S.: quod animo intenderat, perficere: quo ire intenderant, S.: altum petere intendit, L.: ut eo quo intendit, perveniat (sc. ire): quocumque intenderat, S.—To maintain, assert: Eam sese esse, T.: quo modo nunc intendit.

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