purpose (n):
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
purpose (n):
what something is used for
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
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
he resolved never to drink again
Related Words: resolve
purpose (v):
propose or intend
I aim to arrive at noon
Related Words: aimpurport
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you can never teach an old dog new tricks

Ağaç yaşken eğilir.
something that you say which means it is difficult to make someone change the way they do something when they have been doing it the same way for a long time.

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