- increasing in intensity or degree.
- instituting treatment to the limit of safety.
Words nearby intensive
Origin of intensive
OTHER WORDS FROM intensivein·ten·sive·ly, adverbin·ten·sive·ness, nounun·in·ten·sive, adjectiveun·in·ten·sive·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for intensively
American authorities have long known al-Bahri; they interrogated him intensively after the 9/11 attacks.
This phase of study can scarcely be too intensively followed.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
Vineyards, on the other hand, can only be worked "intensively."Round About the Carpathians|Andrew F. Crosse
In the autumn of 1948, 17 were caught on the ten-acre tract of woodland that was live-trapped most intensively.Ecological Observations on the Woodrat, Neotoma floridana|Henry S. Fitch
In cattle, the disease is equally widespread, particularly in those countries where live stock has been intensively developed.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
With Victor Hugo, generally more or less and intensively here, it was unfortunately different.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury