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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - What you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression. Also: Exertion of the mind.

Usage examples (40)
  • Further, we have the concept of subjective intensions.
  • Those males caught have been lured in, this is as sick as the so called intension they had in mind.
  • The content of an expression in a context determines a corresponding intension, which is a function from possible worlds to extensions.
  • Are there then any terms which possess no intension? for more
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