intended

[ in-ten-did ]
/ ɪnˈtɛn dɪd /

adjective

purposed; designed; intentional: an intended snub.
prospective: one's intended wife.

noun

Informal. the person one plans to marry; one's fiancé or fiancée.

Nearby words

  1. intemperate,
  2. intend,
  3. intendance,
  4. intendancy,
  5. intendant,
  6. intendency,
  7. intending,
  8. intendment,
  9. intenerate,
  10. intens

Origin of intended

First recorded in 1570–80; intend + -ed2

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for intendedly

intended

/ (ɪnˈtɛndɪd) /

adjective

planned or future

noun

informal a person whom one is to marry; fiancé or fiancée
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