meaning of purpose

1. That which a person sets before himself as an object to be reached or accomplished; the end or aim to which the view is directed in any plan, measure, or exertion; view; aim; design; intention; plan.
Proposal to another; discourse.
Instance; example.
To set forth; to bring forward.
To propose, as an aim, to ones self; to determine upon, as some end or object to be accomplished; to intend; to design; to resolve; -- often followed by an infinitive or dependent clause.
To have a purpose or intention; to discourse.
the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of ">purpose"

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purpose | purpose-built | purpose-made | purposed | purposedly | purposeful | purposefully | purposefulness | purposeless | purposelessly | purposelessness | purposely | purposer |

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