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Intendancies
Intendancy In*tend"an*cy, n.; pl. Intendancies. [Cf. F. intendance. See Intendant.] 1. The office or employment of an intendant. 2. A territorial district committed to the charge of an intendant.
Intendancy
Intendancy In*tend"an*cy, n.; pl. Intendancies. [Cf. F. intendance. See Intendant.] 1. The office or employment of an intendant. 2. A territorial district committed to the charge of an intendant.
Intendant
Intendant In*tend"ant, a. [See Intend.] Attentive. [Obs.]
Intended
Intended In*tend"ed, a. 1. Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help. They drew a curse from an intended good. --Cowper. 3. Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband.
Intended
Intended In*tend"ed, n. One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover. 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.
Intendedly
Intendedly In*tend"ed*ly, adv. Intentionally. [R.] --Milton.
Intendent
Intendent In*tend"ent, n. See Intendant, n. [Obs.]
Intender
Intender In*tend"er, n. One who intends. --Feltham.
Intendiment
Intendiment In*tend"i*ment, n. [LL. intendimentum. See Intendment.] Attention; consideration; knowledge; understanding. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Intendment
Intendment In*tend"ment, n. [OE. entendement understanding, insight, F. entendement, fr. LL. intendimentum. See Intend.] 1. Charge; oversight. [Obs.] --Ford. 2. Intention; design; purpose. The intendment of God and nature. --Jer. Taylor. 3. (Law) The true meaning, understanding, or intention of a law, or of any legal instrument.
Misintend
Misintend Mis`in*tend", v. t. To aim amiss. [Obs.]
Superintend
Superintend Su`per*in*tend", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superintended; p. pr. & vb. n. Superintending.] [L. superintendere. See Super-, and Intend.] To have or exercise the charge and oversight of; to oversee with the power of direction; to take care of with authority; to supervise; as, an officer superintends the building of a ship or the construction of a fort. The king may appoint a council, who may superintend the works of this nature. --Bacon. Syn: Superintend, Supervise. Usage: These words in general use are the synonymous. As sometimes used, supervise implies the more general, and superintend, the more particular and constant, inspection or direction. Among architects there is a disposition to use the word supervise in the sense of a general oversight of the main points of construction with reference to the design, etc., and to employ the word superintend to signify a constant, careful attention to all the details of construction. But this technical distinction is not firmly established.
Superintended
Superintend Su`per*in*tend", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superintended; p. pr. & vb. n. Superintending.] [L. superintendere. See Super-, and Intend.] To have or exercise the charge and oversight of; to oversee with the power of direction; to take care of with authority; to supervise; as, an officer superintends the building of a ship or the construction of a fort. The king may appoint a council, who may superintend the works of this nature. --Bacon. Syn: Superintend, Supervise. Usage: These words in general use are the synonymous. As sometimes used, supervise implies the more general, and superintend, the more particular and constant, inspection or direction. Among architects there is a disposition to use the word supervise in the sense of a general oversight of the main points of construction with reference to the design, etc., and to employ the word superintend to signify a constant, careful attention to all the details of construction. But this technical distinction is not firmly established.
Superintendence
Superintendence Su`per*in*tend"ence, n. [Cf. F. superintendance.] The act of superintending; care and oversight for the purpose of direction; supervision. --Barrow. Syn: Inspection; oversight; care; direction; control; guidance.
Superintendency
Superintendency Su`per*in*tend"en*cy, n.; pl. -cies. The act of superintending; superintendence. --Boyle.
Superintendent
Superintendent Su`per*in*tend"ent, a. [L. superintendens, p. pr. See Superintend.] Overseeing; superintending.
Superintendent
Superintendent Su`per*in*tend"ent, n. [Cf. OF. superintendant, F. surintendant. Cf. Surintendant.] One who has the oversight and charge of some place, institution, or organization, affairs, etc., with the power of direction; as, the superintendent of an almshouse; the superintendent of public works. Syn: Inspector; overseer; manager; director; curator; supervisor.
Superintender
Superintender Su`per*in*tend"er, n. A superintendent. [R.]
Superintending
Superintend Su`per*in*tend", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superintended; p. pr. & vb. n. Superintending.] [L. superintendere. See Super-, and Intend.] To have or exercise the charge and oversight of; to oversee with the power of direction; to take care of with authority; to supervise; as, an officer superintends the building of a ship or the construction of a fort. The king may appoint a council, who may superintend the works of this nature. --Bacon. Syn: Superintend, Supervise. Usage: These words in general use are the synonymous. As sometimes used, supervise implies the more general, and superintend, the more particular and constant, inspection or direction. Among architects there is a disposition to use the word supervise in the sense of a general oversight of the main points of construction with reference to the design, etc., and to employ the word superintend to signify a constant, careful attention to all the details of construction. But this technical distinction is not firmly established.
Surintendant
Surintendant Sur`in*tend"ant, n. [F. See Superintendent.] Superintendent. [R.]

Meaning of Intend from wikipedia

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- The Intendancy of Brittany was an intendancy created in 1689 by Louis XIV, after 2 attempts to do so in 1636 and 1647. The governor of Brittany had a more...
- The Intendancy of Chiloé (Intendencia de Chiloé), was an ephemeral administrative division of the Spanish Empire that existed in Chiloé Archipelago between...
- A consumer is a person or a group who intends to order, orders, or uses purchased goods, products, or services primarily for personal, social, family...
- Obstruction of Justice, exists in United States law. Doing an act tending and intending to pervert the course of public justice is an offence under the common...
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