Definitions of purpose:
  • noun:   an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  • noun:   the quality of being determined to do or achieve something
    Example: "He is a man of purpose"
  • noun:   what something is used for
  • verb:   reach a decision
  • verb:   propose or intend

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