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purpose

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  • nounintention, meaning, aim
  • nounpersistence, resolve
  • nounuse
  • verbintend, set sights on
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Synonyms for purpose

noun intention, meaning, aim
  • ambition
  • aspiration
  • desire
  • determination
  • direction
  • function
  • goal
  • idea
  • intent
  • objective
  • plan
  • principle
  • project
  • reason
  • scheme
  • scope
  • target
  • view
  • wish
  • animus
  • bourn
  • calculation
  • design
  • destination
  • dream
  • drift
  • end
  • expectation
  • hope
  • mecca
  • mission
  • object
  • point
  • premeditation
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • prospect
  • resolve
  • will
  • big idea
  • intendment
  • ulterior motive
  • whatfor
  • where one's headed
  • whole idea
  • why and wherefore
  • whyfor

Antonyms for purpose

  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • beginning
  • start
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to purpose

aim

noun. goal

aim

verb. point or direct at a goal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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