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purpose (n):
the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose
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his determination showed in his every movement.
he is a man of purpose
purpose (n):
what something is used for
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the function of an auger is to bore holes.
ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

Related Word: function
purpose (n):
an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
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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

Related Words: aimdesignintent
purpose (v):
reach a decision
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he resolved never to drink again
Related Words: resolve
purpose (v):
propose or intend
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I aim to arrive at noon
Related Words: aimpurport
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Everyone has a common beginning, and therefore, no one is above another


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