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Intension

In`ten´sion
n.1.
1.A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained; as, the intension of a musical string.
2.Increase of power or energy of any quality or thing; intenseness; fervency.
Sounds . . . likewise do rise and fall with the intension or remission of the wind.
- Bacon.
3.(Logic & Metaph.) The collective attributes, qualities, or marks that make up a complex general notion; the comprehension, content, or connotation; - opposed to extension, extent, or sphere.
This law is, that the intension of our knowledge is in the inverse ratio of its extension.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
Noun1.intension - what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
Synonyms: connotation
connotation, import, meaning, significance, signification
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Intendment
Intendment of law
Intenerate
Inteneration
Intenible
Intensate
Intensation
Intensative
Intense
Intensely
Intenseness
Intensification
intensified
Intensifier
Intensify
intensifying
-- Intension --
intensional
Intensitive
Intensity
intensity level
Intensive
intensive care
intensive care unit
intensive therapy
Intensively
Intensiveness
Intent
intent on
Intent to Package
Intentation
Intentio caeca
Intentio inservire debet legibus
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