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  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɛndɪd/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛndɪd

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intended (not comparable)

  1. Planned.
    • 2002, United States General Accounting Office, Report to congressional committees: Foreign assistance read at [1] on 14 May 2006 - Funds were spent for intended purposes and not misused.
  2. (obsolete) Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.

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intended (plural intendeds)

  1. Fiancé or fiancée.
    • 1899 April, Joseph Conrad, “The Heart of Darkness”, in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, volume CLXV, number MII, New York, N.Y.: The Leonard Scott Publishing Company, [], →OCLC, part III (Conclusion), page 651:
      His mother had died lately, watched over, as I was told, by his Intended.
    • 2003, Cynthia Lowenthal, Performing Identities on the Restoration Stage, Southern Illinois University Press, →ISBN, page 147:
      That the monsters exceed the boundaries of scale produces much stageplay for the male suitors. For instance, when they must approach their "intendeds," the suitors slowly and with great trepidation approach, quickly speak, and scurry away like the frightened bunnies they are; when they must make actual contact, Fetherfool runs up and down a ladder to salute the Giant.

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  1. simple past and past participle of intend
    • 1917, Joseph Conrad, Victory[2], published 2006:
      His purpose was to discover how long these guests intended to stay.

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  1. second-person plural imperative of intender