intended

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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.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

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intended (plural intendeds)

  1. Fiancé or fiancée.
    • 1899, Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, section 3
      His mother had died lately, watched over, as I was told, by his Intended.
    • 2005, Mori, on In Passing messageboard read at [[2]] on 16 May 2006, Pffft - We both hated using that word [fiancé], and were constantly trying to use alternatives such as "betrothed" and "intended"

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intended

  1. simple past tense and past participle of intend
    • 1917, Joseph Conrad, Victory read at [[3]] on 14 May 2006 - His purpose was to discover how long these guests intended to stay.

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