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Definition of 'purpose'

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Noun

  1. an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
       Synonyms: intent intention aim design
  2. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
       Synonyms: function role use
  3. the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
       Synonyms: determination

Verb

  1. propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon"
       Synonyms: aim purport propose
  2. reach a decision; "he resolved never to drink again"
       Synonyms: resolve


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