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'purpose'

Overview of noun purpose
1. purpose, intent, intention, aim, design -- (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")

2. function, purpose, role, use -- (what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?")

3. determination, purpose -- (the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose")


Overview of verb purpose

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1. aim, purpose, purport, propose -- (propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon")

2. purpose, resolve -- (reach a decision; "he resolved never to drink again")



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