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Meaning of INTENDMENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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