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Purpose (IPA: /ˈpɝpəs/)


Purpose (n.)

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.

Purpose (n.)

Proposal to another; discourse.

Purpose (n.)

Instance; example.

Purpose (v. t.)

To set forth; to bring forward.

Purpose (v. t.)

To propose, as an aim, to one's 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.

Purpose (v. i.)

To have a purpose or intention; to discourse.

Purpose

Formal: academic study of the fields of aesthetics, ethics, epistemology, logic, metaphysics, as well as social and political philosophy

Purpose

2002 film

Purpose

Album by Algebra

Purpose

2015 studio album by Justin Bieber

Purpose

Punk band from Indonesia

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer" - William Henry Harrison

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." - Books

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A marciful Providunce fashioned us holler O' purpose thet we might our principles swaller." - James Russell Lowell

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view ." Sophia Loren" - Women


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