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intended

adjective in·tend·ed \ in-ˈten-dəd \

Definition of intended

1 :expected to be such in the future
  • an intended career
  • his intended bride

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

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First Known Use of intended

15th century


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intended

noun

Definition of intended

: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

First Known Use of intended

1767



INTENDED Defined for English Language Learners

intended

adjective

Definition of intended for English Language Learners

  • : in your mind as a purpose or goal


intended

noun

Definition of intended for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

intended

adjective in·tend·ed

legal Definition of intended

:specifically planned or contemplated
  • an intended injury
  • intended uses
  • the intended beneficiary


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