Definition of 'intended'
Example sentences containing 'intended'
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Some of these, directly opposite to the intended effect, could harm consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police were trying to establish if she was the intended target of Tuesday's attack or whether she was caught in the crossfire of warring mob families. The Sun (2016)Their intended target was dead before he had a chance to hear the shot that killed him. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)It is also disconcerting that quite a few intended runners have been withdrawn at short notice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We drove our lost academic to his intended destination so his schedule would not be ruined. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was its direct and intended effect. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)To most of his intended audience he is invisible. ALEXANDER THE CORRECTOR (2004)The intended victim gave itself away when it blew on reaching the air. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)Yet much of the money conveys little benefit to the intended recipient. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)Its intended purpose is the subject of further investigations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police claim his intended victims were meant to have been killed six weeks ago. The Sun (2014)Acts may be intended to punish with or without resulting in the intended effect. The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)Provide sufficient background information for your intended audience. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Only for its intended victim to spit in its eye. The Sun (2008)Some have hit their intended targets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last year, an intended runner got left behind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have identified 64 intended recipients of those messages. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Just 46 million had been spent on its intended purposes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One threw a punch but it failed to land, unlike its intended recipient in the pub car park. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Make sure that it covers not just the risks inherent in your intended destination but that it will also pay to fly you out if necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If these do not meet their needs, then it is likely that their intended use of your internet connection will slow you down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Whilst I do not disagree with his obvious intended sentiment, his message may have been misunderstood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'intended'
Very Common. intended is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'intended'
British English: intended ADJECTIVE
You use intended to describe the thing you are trying to achieve or person you are trying to affect.
The intended target had been a military building.
Definition of intended from the Collins English Dictionary
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