Synonyms for be after

Synonyms for (verb) be after

Synonyms: plan, be after

Definition: have the will and intention to carry out some action

Usage: He plans to be in graduate school next year; The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion

Similar words: intend, think, mean

Definition: have in mind as a purpose

Usage: I mean no harm; I only meant to help you; She didn't think to harm me; We thought to return early that night