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Definition of Intension

Intension

  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.
  3. The collective attributes, qualities, or marks that make up a complex general notion; the comprehension, content, or connotation; -- opposed to extension, extent, or sphere.
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