In*tend"ment (?), n. [OE. entendement understanding, insight, F. entendement, fr. LL. intendimentum. See Intend.]

1.

Charge; oversight.

[Obs.]

Ford.

2.

Intention; design; purpose.

The intendment of God and nature. Jer. Taylor.

3. Law

The true meaning, understanding, or intention of a law, or of any legal instrument.

 

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