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 for Intended
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intend \In*tend"\ ([i^]n*t[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Intended; p. pr. & vb. n. Intending.] [OE. entenden to be
     attentive, F. entendre, fr. L. intendre, intentum, and
     intensum, to intend, attend, stretch out, extend; pref. in-
     in + tendere to stretch, stretch out. See Tend.]
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     1. To stretch; to extend; to distend. [Obs.]
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              By this the lungs are intended or remitted. --Sir M.
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     2. To strain; to make tense. [Obs.]
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              When a bow is successively intended and remedied.
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     3. To intensify; to strengthen. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
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              Magnetism may be intended and remitted. --Sir I.
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     4. To apply with energy.
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              Let him intend his mind, without respite, without
              rest, in one direction.               --Emerson.
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     5. To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey.
        [Archaic] --Shak.
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     6. To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to
        superintend; to regard. [Obs.]
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              Having no children, she did, with singular care and
              tenderness, intend the education of Philip. --Bacon.
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              My soul, not being able to intend two things at
              once, abated of its fervency in praying. --Fuller.
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     7. To fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); to be
        intent upon; to mean; to design; to plan; to purpose; --
        often followed by an infinitely with to, or a dependent
        clause with that; as, he intends to go; he intends that
        she shall remain.
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              They intended evil against thee.      --Ps. xxi. 11.
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              To-morrow he intends
              To hunt the boar with certain of his friends.
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     8. To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to
        mold. [Obs.]
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              Modesty was made
              When she was first intended.          --Beau. & Fl.
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     9. To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate. [Obs.]
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              Intend a kind of zeal both to the prince and
              Claudio.                              --Shak.
     Syn: To purpose; mean; design; plan; conceive; contemplate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intended \In*tend"ed\, a.
     1. Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.
        [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     2. Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help.
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              They drew a curse from an intended good. --Cowper.
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     3. Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intended \In*tend"ed\, n.
     One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an
     affianced lover.
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           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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip
             abroad"; "an intended insult" [ant: unintended]
      2: future; betrothed; "his intended bride"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "intended":
     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,

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