purpose[ pur-puhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF purpose
Synonyms for purpose
- big idea
- ulterior motive
- where one's headed
- whole idea
- why and wherefore
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PURPOSE
There was no thought that ye should part till you had some purpose in view.
The purpose of his going thus far with them made itself evident.
Upon this as a platform of purpose and of action we can stand together.
Six lines would have contained all that is in it to the purpose of my story.
The story will signally fail of its purpose if it does not carry its own moral with it.
We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose.
In that purpose we have been helped by achievements of mind and spirit.
England accomplished her purpose in part, but greatly suffered for her exploit.
Well but, methinks you say, what is all this to the purpose?
The designs of that power, dark in purpose, are clear in practice.