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intended

adjective

Simple Definition of intended

  • : in your mind as a purpose or goal

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of intended

  1. 1 :  expected to be such in the future <an intended career> <his intended bride>

  2. 2 :  intentional

intendedly

adverb

Examples of intended in a sentence

  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>



15th Century

First Known Use of intended

15th century


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intended

noun

Simple Definition of intended

  • : a person to whom someone is engaged to be married

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of intended

  1. :  the person to whom another is engaged

Examples of intended in a sentence

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



1767

First Known Use of intended

1767


Law Dictionary

intended

adjective in·tend·ed

Legal Definition of intended

  1. :  specifically planned or contemplated <an intended injury> <intended uses> <the intended beneficiary>






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