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in·tend·ed

 (ĭn-tĕn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Deliberate; intentional: "He nodded again, so slight a motion that only one who knew him could read it as an intended gesture" (Sabina Murray).
2. Prospective; future: an intended trip abroad next month.
n. Informal
A person whom one intends to marry; a fiancé or fiancée: our daughter and her intended.

in·tend′ed·ly adv.

intended

(ɪnˈtɛndɪd)
adj
planned or future
n
informal a person whom one is to marry; fiancé or fiancée

in•tend•ed

(ɪnˈtɛn dɪd)

adj.
1. purposed; intentional: an intended snub.
2. prospective: his intended wife.
n.
3. Informal. the person one plans to marry; one's fiancé or fiancée.
[1570–80]
in•tend′ed•ly, adv.
in•tend′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intended - resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult"
motivated - provided with a motive or given incentive for action; "a highly motivated child can learn almost anything"; "a group of politically motivated men"
planned - designed or carried out according to a plan; "the planned outlays for new equipment"
premeditated - characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning; "a premeditated crime"
unintended - not deliberate
2.intended - future; betrothed; "his intended bride"
committed, attached - associated in an exclusive sexual relationship

intended

adjective
1. planned, proposed He hoped the sarcasm would have its intended effect.
noun
1. (Informal) betrothed, fiancé or fiancée, future wife or husband, husband- or wife-to-be Attention is turned to the Queen's youngest son and his intended.

intended

adjective
1. Done or said on purpose:
2. Pledged to marry:
noun
Informal. A person to whom one is engaged to be married:
Translations

intended

[ɪnˈtendɪd]
A. ADJ [effect] → deseado
B. N (o.f., also hum) → prometido/a m/f

intended

[ɪnˈtɛndɪd] adj
[+ target, victim] → désigné(e); [effect] → voulu(e)
(= deliberate) [insult] → intentionnel(le)
(= projected) [journey] → projeté(e)

intended

adj
effectbeabsichtigt, geplant; victimausgeguckt; targetanvisiert; what is the intended meaning of that remark?was ist mit dieser Bemerkung gemeint?
husband, wifezukünftig, in spe pred
n my intended (inf)mein Zukünftiger (inf), → meine Zukünftige (inf)

intended

[ɪnˈtɛndɪd]
1. adj
a. (deliberate, insult) → intenzionale
b. (planned, effect) → voluto/a; (journey, route) → programmato/a
2. n (old) (often hum) → fidanzato/a
he was not the intended victim → non era lui la vittima designata
References in classic literature ?
He shook his head and beckoned her to come away, but she was fascinated just then by the freedom of Speculative Philosophy, and kept her seat, trying to find out what the wise gentlemen intended to rely upon after they had annihilated all the old beliefs.
They had intended to hang the school- master, but something in his figure, so small, white, and pitiful, touched their hearts and they let him escape.
A few, who intended to go over to the Cheniere for mass, were moving about.
A gleam of exultation shot across the darkly-painted lineaments of the inhabitant of the forest, as he traced the route of his intended victims, who rode unconsciously onward, the light and graceful forms of the females waving among the trees, in the curvatures of their path, followed at each bend by the manly figure of Heyward, until, finally, the shapeless person of the singing master was concealed behind the numberless trunks of trees, that rose, in dark lines, in the intermediate space.
We reckoned--that is--we intended to meet you and the young ladies at the grade," said Fairfax, reddening a little as he endeavored to conceal his too ready slang, "and save you from trapesing--from dragging yourselves up grade again to your house.
When it was understood, however, that the Colonel intended to erect a family mansion-spacious, ponderously framed of oaken timber, and calculated to endure for many generations of his posterity over the spot first covered by the log-built hut of Matthew Maule, there was much shaking of the head among the village gossips.
It had been intended, there could be no doubt, as an ornamental article of dress; but how it was to be worn, or what rank, honour, and dignity, in by-past times, were signified by it, was a riddle which (so evanescent are the fashions of the world in these particulars) I saw little hope of solving.
Although my book is intended mainly for the en- tertainment of boys and girls, I hope it will not be shunned by men and women on that account, for part of my plan has been to try to pleasantly remind adults of what they once were themselves, and of how they felt and thought and talked, and what queer enterprises they sometimes engaged in.
The words are expressly intended to mislead some person -- yourself in all probability -- and the cunning which has put them to that use is a cunning which (as constantly happens when uninstructed persons meddle with law) has overreached itself.
It will readily occur to the antiquary, that these verses are intended to imitate the antique poetry of the Scalds the minstrels of the old Scandinavians the race, as the Laureate so happily terms them,
adding, "that he intended a voyage to the East Indies in two months," at last he plainly invited me, though with some apologies, to be surgeon of the ship; "that I should have another surgeon under me, beside our two mates; that my salary should be double to the usual pay; and that having experienced my knowledge in sea-affairs to be at least equal to his, he would enter into any engagement to follow my advice, as much as if I had shared in the command.
At last Jemima told him that she intended to begin to sit next day--"and I will bring a bag of corn with me, so that I need never leave my nest until the eggs are hatched.