Other Words for Purpose

Purpose Adjective Synonyms
object, intention, intent, end, goal, ambition, objective, target, aim, principle, point, rationale, reason, scheme, plan, design, motive, motivation, view
What purpose was served by her confession? If your purpose in inviting me was to insult me, I shall leave now. I fail to understand Laura's purpose in warning me against David.

Purpose Noun Synonyms
use, practicality, avail, effect, utility,efulness, outcome, result, advantage, profit, gain, good, benefit
To what purpose are you planning to put this knowledge? I cannot see the purpose in pursuing this line of questioning.

plan, intend, design, resolve, mean, aim, have in mind or view, have a mind, propose, consider, contemplate, aspire, long, yearn
They purpose to open an office of their own.

resolution, firmness, determination, persistence, drive, single-mindedness, deliberation, deliberateness, purposefulness, steadfastness, tenacity, doggedness, will, resolve, resoluteness, perseverance, stubbornness
She admired the strong purpose behind his refusal to compromise with quality.

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Good / Object / View / Drive / Intent / Advantage / Will / Motive / Long / Effect / Gain / End / Point / Result / Consider / Use / Mean / Profit

General Purpose Motor

Technology / Motors / General Purpose Motor: A general-purpose motor is any motor having a 'B' design, listed and offered in standard ratings with standard operating characteristics and mechanical construction for use under usual service conditi MORE

Special Purpose Motor

Technology / Motors / Special Purpose Motor: Motor with special operating characteristics or special mechanical construction, or both, designed for a particular application and not falling within the definition of a general purpose or definite p MORE

Definite Purpose Motor

Technology / Motors / Definite Purpose Motor: A definite purpose motor is any motor design, listed and offered in standard ratings with standard operating characteristics with special mechanical features for use under service conditions other tha MORE

General-Purpose Financial Statements

Business / Accounting / General-Purpose Financial Statements: The financial reports intended for use by a variety of external groups: they include the balance sheet, the income statement, and the statement of cash flows. MORE

Dual-Purpose Fund

Business / Finance / Dual-Purpose Fund: Eurobonds that pay coupon interest in one currency but pay the principal in a different currency. MORE

Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code (BASIC)

Technology / Computers / Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code (BASIC): A popular computer programing languge developed in the mid 1960s. Each statement is translated and executed as encountered; however, it can be compiled. MORE