intending
adjective Date: 1788 prospective, aspiring <
an intending teacher
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  • intending — [in ten′diŋ] adj. prospective; future …   English World dictionary

  • intending — adjective : prospective, aspiring the intending solicitor has a long and expensive training T.G.Lund intending students …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intending — Intend In*tend ([i^]n*t[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intending}.] [OE. entenden to be attentive, F. entendre, fr. L. intendre, intentum, and intensum, to intend, attend, stretch out, extend; pref. in in + tendere to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intending — /in ten ding/, adj. designing or aiming to be; prospective or aspiring: intending surgeons. [1650 60; INTEND + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • intending — in•tend•ing [[t]ɪnˈtɛn dɪŋ[/t]] adj. cvb designing or aiming to be; prospective or aspiring: intending surgeons[/ex] • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • intending — in·tend || ɪn tend v. have in mind to do or accomplish, plan; mean, designate for a particular purpose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intending passenger — A person who enters upon the premises of a carrier of passengers with the bona fide intention of becoming a passenger, and awaits the arrival of his train or other conveyance at a proper place, in a proper manner, and within a reasonable time… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in for the kill — intending the complete destruction of someone or something. The president promised not to raise taxes, and now that they ve been raised, his political enemies are moving in for the kill. Usage notes: used with move, close, swoop, and other verbs… …   New idioms dictionary

  • about to do something — intending to do something or close to doing something very soon the ceremony was about to begin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Penal Code (Singapore) — The Penal Code of Singapore [Singapore Statute | c ed = 1985] sets out general principles of the criminal law of Singapore, as well as the elements and penalties of common criminal offences such as homicide, theft and cheating. The Penal Code… …   Wikipedia

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