intendment

noun

in·​tend·​ment in-ˈten(d)-mənt How to pronounce intendment (audio)
: the true meaning or intention especially of a law

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intendment was in the 14th century

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“Intendment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intendment. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

intendment

noun
in·​tend·​ment in-ˈtend-mənt How to pronounce intendment (audio)
: the true meaning or intention especially of a law
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