intension

noun in·ten·sion \ in-ˈten(t)-shən \

Definition of intension

intensional

play \in-ˈtench-nəl, -ˈten(t)-shə-nᵊl\ adjective

intensionality

play \in-ˌten(t)-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun

intensionally

play \in-ˈtench-nə-lē, -ˈten(t)-shə-nᵊl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of intension

1604

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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