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purpose
Definition:
To have a purpose or intention; to discourse.

What does the acronym purpose stand for?

PURPOSE abbreviation definition:
–  Positive Unlimited Realistic Potential Of Soul Excellence

Synonyms:

adjective
objective
desideratum, destination.
noun
aim
destination, hope, prospect, dream, ambition, scope, expectation, view, mission, desire, scheme, idea, proposal, direction.
application
practice.
cause
mainspring, determinants, determinant, mainsprings, causation, prime mover, maker, origins, motivations, Movements, Causations.
courage
heart.
course of action
scheme.
effect
efficacy, efficacies, imprint.
end
where one's heading.
endeavor
attempt, proceeding, endeavor, action, maneuver, effort, deed, approach, assay, production, undertaking, essay, adventure, exploit, project, commitment, venture, engagement, contract, performance, job, enterprise, aim, gambit.
free will
volition.
idea
hypothesis, believed abstraction, Significancy.
intention
impulsions, contemplation, impulsion, premeditation, design.
intention, meaning, aim
plan, objective, wish, desire, premeditation, point, destination, whyfor, ambition, principle, proposal, determination, mission, function, idea, scheme, whatfor, intent, mecca, project, whole idea, why and wherefore, prospect, resolve, reason, will, proposition, calculation, expectation, target, scope, where one's headed, goal, drift, view, design, dream, aspiration, bourn, hope, direction, big idea, Intendment, ulterior motive, animus, object, end.
meaning
interpretation, pith, meaning, implication, drift, explanation, tenor, description, significance, point, definition, indication, upshot, intent, gist, thrust, message, connotation, topic, denotation, subject, crux, relevance.
method
regularity, orderliness, systematization, Systemization.
objective
ground zero, end in view.
obstinacy
pigheadedness, tenaciousness, perverseness, perversity, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, hardheadedness, obstinateness.
perseverance
determination.
persistence, resolve
firmness, resolution, constancy, faith, tenacity, confidence, single-mindedness, steadfastness.
plan
course of action, method, ground plan.
pleasure
velleity.
purpose
determination, use, design, purport, aim, intent, function, role, resolve, propose, intention.
reason
why and wherefore, ulterior motive, wherefores, whyfor.
resolution
faith, immovabilities, persistence, fixed purpose, immovability, tenacity, staunchness, confidence, constancy.
sake
final cause.
sense
denotatiton, sense, nature of beast, rationality, nature of the beast, shorts, rationalness.
thought
thought.
use
avail, advantage, effect, gain, mark, benefit, profit, outcome, utility, duty, return, good, result.
verb
cognition
resolve, aim, purport, purpose, propose.
intend, set sights on
contemplate, have a mind to, meditate, consider, aim, think to, ponder, make up one's mind, pursue, mean, mind, conclude, bid for, work toward, aspire, work for, propose, have in view, commit, determine, decide.
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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