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intended

in·tend·ed

intended

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ten dihd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: planned and done with complete awareness; intentional; deliberate.
His remark was an intended insult and not something that simply slipped out.
antonyms:
accidental
similar words:
conscious, knowing, voluntary
definition 2: expected for the future; prospective.
Her intended husband was much older than she, but it didn't seem to matter to her.
similar words:
prospective
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) one's intended husband or wife.