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Meaning of INTENDED

Pronunciation:  in'tendid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  future; betrothed; "his intended bride"
  2. [adj]  intentional or planned; "your intended trip abroud"; "an intended insult"

INTENDED is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: attached, committed, conscious, deliberate, intentional, knowing, supposed(a), well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant, wilful, willful, witting
 Antonyms: unintended
 See Also: motivated, planned, premeditated



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*tend"ed\, a.
    1. Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.
       [Obs.] --Spenser.
    2. Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help.
             They drew a curse from an intended good. --Cowper.
    3. Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband.
  2. \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.                   --Dickens.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: 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