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Wordnet 3.0


1. resulting from one's intentions;
- Example: "your intended trip abroad"
- Example: "an intended insult"

2. future; betrothed;
- Example: "his intended bride"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intend \In*tend"\ ([i^]n*t[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intended; p. pr. & vb. n. Intending.] [OE. entenden to be attentive, F. entendre, fr. L. intendre, intentum, and intensum, to intend, attend, stretch out, extend; pref. in- in + tendere to stretch, stretch out. See Tend.] [1913 Webster] 1. To stretch; to extend; to distend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By this the lungs are intended or remitted. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. To strain; to make tense. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When a bow is successively intended and remedied. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] 3. To intensify; to strengthen. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Magnetism may be intended and remitted. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 4. To apply with energy. [1913 Webster] Let him intend his mind, without respite, without rest, in one direction. --Emerson. [1913 Webster] 5. To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey. [Archaic] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to superintend; to regard. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Having no children, she did, with singular care and tenderness, intend the education of Philip. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] My soul, not being able to intend two things at once, abated of its fervency in praying. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 7. To fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); to be intent upon; to mean; to design; to plan; to purpose; -- often followed by an infinitely with to, or a dependent clause with that; as, he intends to go; he intends that she shall remain. [1913 Webster] They intended evil against thee. --Ps. xxi. 11. [1913 Webster] To-morrow he intends To hunt the boar with certain of his friends. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 8. To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Modesty was made When she was first intended. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 9. To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Intend a kind of zeal both to the prince and Claudio. --Shak. Syn: To purpose; mean; design; plan; conceive; contemplate. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intended \In*tend"ed\, a. 1. Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help. [1913 Webster] They drew a curse from an intended good. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intended \In*tend"ed\, n. One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover. [1913 Webster] If it were not that I might appear to disparage his intended, . . . I would add that to me she seems to be throwing herself away. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

intended adj 1: resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult" [ant: unintended] 2: future; betrothed; "his intended bride"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

49 Moby Thesaurus words for "intended": advised, affianced, aimed, aimed at, assured, betrothed, bound, bride-to-be, calculated, committed, compromised, conscious, considered, contemplated, contracted, deliberate, deliberated, designed, engaged, envisaged, envisioned, fiance, fiancee, future, guaranteed, implied, intentional, knowing, meant, meditated, obligated, of design, planned, pledged, plighted, projected, promised, proposed, purposed, purposeful, purposive, studied, sworn, teleological, underwritten, voluntary, warranted, willful, witting