Etymology
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intension (n.)

c. 1600, "action of stretching; increase of degree or force," from Latin intensionem/intentionem (nominative intensio/intentio) "a stretching, straining," figuratively "exertion, effort," noun of action from past participle stem of intendere in its literal sense of "stretch out, strain" (see intend, and compare intention, which has the figurative sense). Related: Intensional.

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Definitions of intension

intension (n.)
what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression;
Synonyms: connotation
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