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such as purpose. On this page you can see how to spell purpose. Also,
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definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.
ambition, desire, destination, direction, dream, expectation, hope, idea, mission, proposal, prospect, scheme, scope, view.
causation, determinant, mainspring, maker, prime mover, Causations, Movements, mainsprings, motivations, origins, determinants.
course of action
efficacy, imprint, efficacies.
where one's heading.
action, adventure, aim, approach, assay, attempt, commitment, contract, deed, effort, endeavor, engagement, enterprise, essay, exploit, gambit, job, maneuver, performance, proceeding, production, project, undertaking, venture.
hypothesis, Significancy, believed abstraction.
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.
connotation, crux, definition, denotation, description, drift, explanation, gist, implication, indication, intent, interpretation, meaning, message, pith, point, relevance, significance, subject, tenor, thrust, topic, upshot.
orderliness, regularity, systematization, Systemization.
ground zero, end in view.
pertinacity, perverseness, perversity, pigheadedness, tenaciousness, hardheadedness, obstinateness, pertinaciousness.
confidence, constancy, faith, firmness, resolution, single-mindedness, steadfastness, tenacity.
course of action, ground plan, method.
aim, design, determination, function, intent, intention, propose, purport, resolve, role, use.
ulterior motive, why and wherefore, wherefores, whyfor.
confidence, constancy, faith, immovability, persistence, staunchness, tenacity, fixed purpose, immovabilities.
rationality, rationalness, sense, shorts, denotatiton, nature of beast, nature of the beast.
advantage, avail, benefit, duty, effect, gain, good, mark, outcome, profit, result, return, utility.
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:
– The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
– The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
– Neighbours by Robert Stead
– An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
– Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish