intension

noun
in·​ten·​sion | \ in-ˈten(t)-shən How to pronounce intension (audio) \

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Other Words from intension

intensional \ in-​ˈtench-​nəl How to pronounce intensional (audio) , -​ˈten(t)-​shə-​nᵊl \ adjective
intensionality \ in-​ˌten(t)-​shə-​ˈna-​lə-​tē How to pronounce intensionality (audio) \ noun
intensionally \ in-​ˈtench-​nə-​lē How to pronounce intensionally (audio) , -​ˈten(t)-​shə-​nᵊl-​ē \ adverb

First Known Use of intension

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Intension.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intension. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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