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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.


with an intention or aim
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Bounded rationality assumes that actors are intendedly rational (i.
Simon's notion of "bounded rationality," being "behavior that is intendedly rational, but only limitedly so .
Similarly, Miller, Droge, and Toulouse (1988) remarked that executives make decisions in an intendedly rational way, by performing analysis and consulting frequently with other managers to improve their chances of success.
Moreover, bounded rationality, or behavior that is intendedly rational, but only limitedly so (Simon, 1947), does not play a role in resource dependence thinking.
One classic was 'In your heart, you know he's right' - the intendedly self-promoting slogan of the ultra-conservative Republican, Senator Barry Goldwater, in his doomed 1964 presidential campaign against incumbent President Lyndon Johnson.
With reference to cognition, we need to come to terms both with bounds on rationality, according to which human actors are intendedly rational but only limitedly so (Simon 1957), and with the capacity of human actors to display feasible foresight.
Furthermore, as we mentioned earlier, our review of leadership theories is intendedly only representative, given our purpose and space restrictions.