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in·ten·sive

 (ĭn-tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by intensity: intensive training.
2. Grammar Tending to emphasize or intensify: an intensive adverb.
3. Possessing or requiring to a high degree. Often used in combination: labor-intensive.
4. Relating to or being a method especially of land cultivation intended to increase the productivity of a fixed area by means of an increase in capital and labor.
5. Physics Having the same value for any subdivision of a thermodynamic system: intensive pressure.
n. Grammar
A linguistic element, such as the adverb extremely or awfully, that provides force or emphasis. Also called intensifier.

in·ten′sive·ly adv.
in·ten′sive·ness n.

intensive

(ɪnˈtɛnsɪv)
adj
1. involving the maximum use of land, time, or some other resource: intensive agriculture; an intensive course.
2. (Commerce) (usually in combination) using one factor of production proportionately more than others, as specified: capital-intensive; labour-intensive.
3. (Agriculture) agriculture involving or farmed using large amounts of capital or labour to increase production from a particular area. Compare extensive3
4. (Grammar) denoting or relating to a grammatical intensifier
5. (Grammar) denoting or belonging to a class of pronouns used to emphasize a noun or personal pronoun, such as himself in the sentence John himself did it. In English, intensive pronouns are identical in form with reflexive pronouns
6. (Logic) of or relating to intension
7. (General Physics) physics of or relating to a local property, measurement, etc, that is independent of the extent of the system. Compare extensive4
n
(Grammar) an intensifier or intensive pronoun or grammatical construction
inˈtensively adv
inˈtensiveness n

in•ten•sive

(ɪnˈtɛn sɪv)

adj.
1. of or characterized by intensity: intensive questioning.
2. tending to intensify; intensifying.
3. of or pertaining to a system of farming in which large amounts of labor and often capital are expended to gain high yields on small tracts of land (opposed to extensive).
4. requiring or having a high concentration of a specified quality or element (used in combination): a labor-intensive industry.
5. (of a grammatical form or construction) indicating increased emphasis or force: Certainly is an intensive adverb. Myself in I did it myself is an intensive pronoun.
n.
6. something that intensifies.
7. an intensive form or construction.
in•ten′sive•ly, adv.
in•ten′sive•ness, n.

intense

intensive
1. 'intense'

Intense means 'very great or strong'.

...intense heat.
I could not help feeling intense discomfort.
2. 'intensive'

Intensive activities involve using a lot of energy or effort in order to achieve something in a short time.

Intensive training courses are provided by the local authority.
...my last intensive preparations for my Ph.D.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
modifier, qualifier - a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
well - (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully; "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might be going on"
all-fired, bloody, damn - extremely; "you are bloody right"; "Why are you so all-fired aggressive?"
mighty, powerful, mightily, right - (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree; "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily"
in truth, really, truly - in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers); "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"
deucedly, insanely, deadly, madly, devilishly - (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"
downright - thoroughgoing; "he is outright dishonest"
literally - (intensifier before a figurative expression) without exaggeration; "our eyes were literally pinned to TV during the Gulf War"
most - very; "a most welcome relief"
hellishly, infernally - extremely; "infernally clever"; "hellishly dangerous"
so - to a very great extent or degree; "the idea is so obvious"; "never been so happy"; "I love you so"; "my head aches so!"
such - to so extreme a degree; "he is such a baby"; "Such rich people!"
positively - extremely; "it was positively monumental"
marvellously, marvelously, superbly, terrifically, toppingly, wonderfully, wondrous, wondrously - (used as an intensifier) extremely well; "her voice is superbly disciplined"; "the colors changed wondrously slowly"
ever so, ever - (intensifier for adjectives) very; "she was ever so friendly"
simply, just - absolutely; "I just can't take it anymore"; "he was just grand as Romeo"; "it's simply beautiful!"
candidly, frankly, honestly - (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that; "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"
goddam, goddamn, goddamned - extremely; "you are goddamn right!"
precious, preciously - extremely; "there is precious little time left"
Adj.1.intensive - characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form; "the questioning was intensive"; "intensive care"; "research-intensive"; "a labor-intensive industry"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
2.intensive - tending to give force or emphasis; "an intensive adverb"
3.intensive - of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor; "intensive agriculture"; "intensive conditions"
extensive - of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor; "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"

intensive

intensive

adjective
1. Intensely sustained, especially in activity:
2. Covering all aspects with painstaking accuracy:
3. Not diffused or dispersed:
Translations
شَدِيدٌمُكَثَّف
intenzivníusilovný
intensiv
intensiivinen
intenzivan
intenzív
öflugur; gjörgæslu-
集中的な
철저한
intensiv
คร่ำเคร่ง
chuyên sâu

intensive

[ɪnˈtensɪv]
A. ADJ [course] → intensivo; [negotiations, bombardment] → intenso; [study] → profundo, detenido; (esp for exam) → intensivo
B. CPD intensive care Ncuidados mpl intensivos
to be in intensive careestar en cuidados intensivos
intensive care unit Nunidad f de cuidados intensivos

intensive

[ɪnˈtɛnsɪv] adj [training, study, course] → intensif/ive; [negotiations] → intensif/ive; [efforts] → intensif/ive; [treatment, therapy] → intensif/iveintensive care
n
to be in intensive care → être en soins intensifsintensive care unit nunité f de soins intensifsintensive farming nagriculture f intensive

intensive

adjintensiv, Intensiv-; to be in intensive care (Med) → auf der Intensivstation sein; intensive care unitIntensivstation f; intensive farmingintensive Landwirtschaft; intensive methods (Agr) → intensive Bewirtschaftung; they came under intensive firesie kamen unter heftigen Beschuss

intensive

[ɪnˈtɛnsɪv] adj (study) → intenso/a; (course) → intensivo/a; (bombing) → a tappeto
intensive farming → agricoltura intensiva

intense

(inˈtens) adjective
very great. intense heat; intense hatred.
inˈtensely adverb
very much. I dislike that sort of behaviour intensely.
inˈtenseness noun
inˈtensity noun
the quality of being intense. the intensity of the heat.
inˈtensive (-siv) adjective
very great; showing or having great care etc. The police began an intensive search for the murderer; The hospital has just opened a new intensive care unit.
inˈtensively adverb
inˈtensiveness noun

intensive

شَدِيدٌ usilovný intensiv intensiv εντατικός intensivo intensiivinen intensif intenzivan intenso 集中的な 철저한 intensief intensiv wzmożony intensivo интенсивный intensiv คร่ำเคร่ง yoğun chuyên sâu 密集型的

in·ten·sive

a. intensivo-a.

intensive

adj intensivo
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The young men go down to the sea and sow their wild oats in the wicked ports, returning periodically, between voyages, to live the old intensive morality, to court till ten o'clock, to sit under the minister each Sunday, and to listen at home to the same stern precepts that the elders preached to them from the time they were laddies.
Here were neatness, efficiency, and intensive cultivation with a vengeance--even her untrained eye could see that.
She believed in intensive dairying as well as intensive farming, and intended, as soon as the lease expired, to establish a Jersey dairy on the other ten acres.
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