The sense in which the law understands or interprets something, such as the true intention of a piece of legislation.
- Turning to the present case, the question then arises whether the true intendment of the contract was such as to permit an immediate withdrawal of the licence.
- Who, it is to be asked, is within the legislative grasp or intendment, of the statute under consideration?
- Might I say, if you look at intendment, again Justice Dixon seems to have constructed his more narrow conception of section 75 around a very different circumstance.
Late Middle English (denoting an intended meaning): from Old French entendement, from entendre 'intend'.
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