2. Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help.

They drew a curse from an intended good.

3. Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband.

(In*tend"ed), n. One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover.

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.

(In*tend"ed*ly), adv. Intentionally. [R.] Milton.

(In*tend"ent) n. See Intendant, n. [Obs.]

(In*tend"er) n. One who intends. Feltham.

(In*tend"i*ment) n. [LL. intendimentum. See Intendment.] Attention; consideration; knowledge; understanding. [Obs.] Spenser.

(In*tend"ment) n. [OE. entendement understanding, insight, F. entendement, fr. LL. intendimentum. See Intend.]

1. Charge; oversight. [Obs.] Ford.

2. Intention; design; purpose.

The intendment of God and nature.
Jer. Taylor.

3. (Law) The true meaning, understanding, or intention of a law, or of any legal instrument.

(In*ten"er*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intenerated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intenerating.] [Pref. in- in + L. tener soft, tender. See Tender, a.] To make tender or sensitive; to soften.

Fear intenerates the heart.
Bp. Hall.

So have I seen the little purls of a stream . . . intenerate the stubborn pavement.
Jer. Taylor.

(In*ten"er*ate) a. Made tender or soft; softened. [Obs.]

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