In other words, Action is capable of increase or decrease both in extension and intension.
The woman's task is less in extension, but great in intension.
From this arises the distinctive terms known as the content, extension and intension of concepts, respectively.
In the final generalization, extension and intension coalesce.
Our different concepts were seen to vary in their intension, or meaning, according to the number of attributes suggested by each.
Accordingly its intension must be small for it can include only the qualities common to all animals, which are very few indeed.
The technical name for any meaning which is thus individualized is intension.
Another narrows the intension still further when he defines animal as: "a creature which possesses, or has possessed, life."
The extension and intension of terms has been referred to in the previous chapter.
The intension or increase of a thing makes it more or greater, but does not make the subject of another kind.