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acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo, bill, blazon, boost, build up.
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purpose
Definition:
To have a purpose or intention; to discourse.

Synonyms:

adjective
objective
desideratum, destination.
noun
aim
ambition, desire, destination, direction, dream, expectation, hope, idea, mission, proposal, prospect, scheme, scope, view.
application
practice.
cause
causation, determinant, mainspring, maker, prime mover, Causations, Movements, mainsprings, motivations, origins, determinants.
courage
heart.
course of action
scheme.
effect
efficacy, imprint, efficacies.
end
where one's heading.
endeavor
action, adventure, aim, approach, assay, attempt, commitment, contract, deed, effort, endeavor, engagement, enterprise, essay, exploit, gambit, job, maneuver, performance, proceeding, production, project, undertaking, venture.
free will
volition.
idea
hypothesis, Significancy, believed abstraction.
intention
contemplation, design, impulsion, premeditation, impulsions.
intention, meaning, aim
ambition, animus, aspiration, bourn, calculation, design, desire, destination, determination, direction, dream, drift, end, expectation, function, goal, hope, idea, intent, mecca, mission, object, objective, plan, point, premeditation, principle, project, proposal, proposition, prospect, reason, resolve, scheme, scope, target, view, will, wish, Intendment, ulterior motive, why and wherefore, big idea, whatfor, where one's headed, whyfor, whole idea.
meaning
connotation, crux, definition, denotation, description, drift, explanation, gist, implication, indication, intent, interpretation, meaning, message, pith, point, relevance, significance, subject, tenor, thrust, topic, upshot.
method
orderliness, regularity, systematization, Systemization.
objective
ground zero, end in view.
obstinacy
pertinacity, perverseness, perversity, pigheadedness, tenaciousness, hardheadedness, obstinateness, pertinaciousness.
perseverance
determination.
persistence, resolve
confidence, constancy, faith, firmness, resolution, single-mindedness, steadfastness, tenacity.
plan
course of action, ground plan, method.
pleasure
velleity.
purpose
aim, design, determination, function, intent, intention, propose, purport, resolve, role, use.
reason
ulterior motive, why and wherefore, wherefores, whyfor.
resolution
confidence, constancy, faith, immovability, persistence, staunchness, tenacity, fixed purpose, immovabilities.
sake
final cause.
sense
rationality, rationalness, sense, shorts, denotatiton, nature of beast, nature of the beast.
thought
thought.
use
advantage, avail, benefit, duty, effect, gain, good, mark, outcome, profit, result, return, utility.
verb
cognition
aim, propose, purport, purpose, resolve.
intend, set sights on
aim, aspire, commit, conclude, consider, contemplate, decide, determine, make up one's mind, mean, meditate, mind, ponder, propose, pursue, work toward, bid for, have a mind to, have in view, think to, work for.
Examples of usage:
  1. You do it on purpose. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. She is young, but she will serve our purpose. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  3. And there would be a purpose in it, now of all times . – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  4. Yes;- certainly; but I intended to take the Liscannor road on purpose to see you. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  5. Cries of horror broke from the lips of the other spectators of the scene, but, strangely enough, none of them made a move to prevent Merriwell from carrying out his apparent purpose. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish

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