Meaning of purpose

  1. An objective to be reached; a target; an aim; a goal.
  2. A result that is desired; an intention.
  3. The act of intending to do something; resolution; determination.
  4. The subject of discourse; the point at issue.
  5. The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way.
    The purpose of turning off the lights overnight is to save energy.
  6. Instance; example.
  1. To have set as one's purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.
  2. (passive) To design for some purpose.
  3. To discourse.

Information about purpose

  • The plural form of purpose is: purposes.
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Hyphenation of purpose


  • It consists of 2 syllables and 7 chars.
  • purpose is a word disyllabic because it has two syllables

purpose synonyms

Meaning intent:

intent, intention, aim, design

Meaning function:

function, role, use

Meaning determination:


Meaning aim:

aim, purport, propose

Meaning resolve:


Meaning :

resolution, plan, reason, matter, subject, topic, goal, object, target, intended, intend, mean

Translation of purpose

Anagrams of purpose


Words that rhyme with purpose

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