1. [Adjective]: tending to give force or emphasis; "an intensive adverb"

2. [Adjective]: of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor; "intensive agriculture"; "intensive conditions"

3. [Noun]: a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up'' in `finished up'' is an intensifier"; "`honestly'' in `I honestly don''t know'' is an intensifier"

4. characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form; "the questioning was intensive"; "intensive care"; "research-intensive"; "a labor-intensive industry"

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