: in your mind as a purpose or goal

Full Definition of INTENDED

:  expected to be such in the future <an intended career> <his intended bride>
in·tend·ed·ly adverb

Examples of INTENDED

  1. The book failed to reach its intended audience.
  2. <you may feign innocence, but I know that that last remark was an intended dig>

First Known Use of INTENDED

15th century

Rhymes with INTENDED



: a person to whom someone is engaged to be married

Full Definition of INTENDED

:  the person to whom another is engaged

Examples of INTENDED

  1. <after a bit of bickering, she and her intended have finally picked out a wedding site>

First Known Use of INTENDED



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