Intensive meaning

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Of, relating to, or characterized by intensity.

Intensive training.

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Designating care of an especially attentive nature given to critically ill hospital patients, typically in a special ward (intensive care unit)
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(grammar) Tending to emphasize or intensify.

An intensive adverb.

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(physics) Having the same value for any subdivision of a thermodynamic system.

Intensive pressure.

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A linguistic element, such as the adverb extremely or awfully, that provides force or emphasis.
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Increasing or causing to increase in degree or amount.
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Of or characterized by intensity; thorough, profound, and intense; concentrated or exhaustive.
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(agric.) Designating a system of farming which aims at the increase of yield per acre by using increased labor, capital, etc.
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(grammar) Serving to give force or emphasis.

An intensive verb or preposition.

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(linguistics) Form of a word with a stronger or more forceful sense than the root on which the intensive is built.
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Possessing or requiring to a high degree. Often used in combination.

Labor-intensive.

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Relating to or being a method especially of land cultivation intended to increase the productivity of a fixed area by means of an increase in capital and labor.
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(gram.) Giving force or emphasis; emphasizing.

“very” in “the very same man” is an intensive adverb.

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Anything that intensifies.
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Intensively using, requiring large amounts of, or concentrating within itself large amounts of (a specified thing)

Labor-intensive.

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Thorough, to a great degree, with intensity.

She was moved to the intensive care unit of the hospital.

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Demanding, requiring a great amount.

This job is difficult because it is so labour-intensive.

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I took a three-day intensive course in finance.

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Characterized by persistence; intent; assiduous.

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The definition of intensive is concentrated or strongly focused on a specific thing.

An example of something that would be described as intensive is a month long, detailed study of a book, an intensive study.

An example of something that would be described as intensive is intensive care, a level of care given to critically ill hospital patients.

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An intensive word, prefix, etc.
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Origin of intensive

  • From Middle French intensif, from Medieval Latin intensivus, from intendere.

    From Wiktionary