to good purpose

to good purpose
с большим успехом

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  • for no good purpose — for no purpose/for no good purpose/ phrase for no reason/​for no good reason It would upset them both to no purpose. Thesaurus: purposes and intentionssynonym Main entry: purpose …   Useful english dictionary

  • purpose — [pʉr′pəs] vt., vi. purposed, purposing [ME purposen < OFr porposer, var. of proposer: see PROPOSE] to intend, resolve, or plan n. [ME < OFr porpos] 1. something one intends to get or do; intention; aim 2. resolution; determination …   English World dictionary

  • purpose — UK US /ˈpɜːpəs/ noun ► [C] the reason for doing something or the reason that something exists: sb s purpose in doing sth »My purpose in calling this meeting was to remind everyone of some basic rules. with/for the purpose of (doing) sth »He… …   Financial and business terms

  • purpose — n. 1) to accomplish, achieve, fulfill a purpose 2) to serve a purpose 3) to put smt, to a good purpose 4) for a purpose (it was done for a good purpose; we arranged the meeting for the purpose of preventing a strike) 5) (misc.) for all practical… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • purpose — 1 noun 1 WHAT STH IS SUPPOSED TO DO (C) the thing that an event, process, or activity is supposed to achieve, or the job that something is supposed to do see reason 1 (+ of): The purpose of this meeting is to elect a new committee. | What is the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • purpose */*/*/ — UK [ˈpɜː(r)pəs] / US [ˈpɜrpəs] noun Word forms purpose : singular purpose plural purposes 1) [countable] the aim that someone wants to achieve, or that something is intended to achieve I use my boat mainly for leisure purposes. purpose of: The… …   English dictionary

  • purpose — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. intention, determination, resolution, resolve; end, aim, view. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Aim] Syn. intention, end, goal, mission, objective, object, idea, design, hope, resolve, meaning, view, scope,… …   English dictionary for students

  • purpose — /perr peuhs/, n., v., purposed, purposing. n. 1. the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. 2. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal. 3. determination; resoluteness. 4. the subject in hand; the point at issue. 5.… …   Universalium

  • purpose — pur•pose [[t]ˈpɜr pəs[/t]] n. v. posed, pos•ing 1) the reason for which something exists or is done, made, etc 2) an intended or desired result; aim; goal 3) determination; resoluteness 4) the subject in hand; point at issue 5) practical result… …   From formal English to slang

  • purpose — /ˈpɜpəs / (say perpuhs) noun 1. the object for which anything exists or is done, made, used, etc. 2. an intended or desired result; end or aim. 3. intention or determination. 4. that which one puts before oneself as something to be done or… …  

  • good cause — beneficial reason, good purpose, appropriate aim …   English contemporary dictionary

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