A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MEANT

Fri, 24 Nov '23
Had in mind
Tue, 7 Nov '23
"I ___ what I said"
Tue, 25 Apr '23
Stood for
Fri, 9 Sep '22
Had in mind
Sat, 22 Jan '22
Fated
Fri, 22 Oct '21
Intended
Sat, 2 Oct '21
Was serious about