to some purpose

to some purpose
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  • purpose — 1. noun /ˈpɜː(ɹ)pəs/ a) An object to be reached; a target; an aim; a goal. b) A result that is desired; an intention. Syn: aim …   Wiktionary

  • Purpose — is the cognitive awareness in cause and effect linking for achieving a goal in a given system, whether human or machine. Its most general sense is the anticipated result which guides decision making in choosing appropriate actions within a range… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — Pur pose, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purposing}.] [OF. purposer, proposer. See {Propose}.] 1. To set forth; to bring forward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To propose, as an aim, to one s self; to determine upon, as some end or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Some Reulis and Cautelis to be observit and eschewit in Scottis poesie — (1584) is the full title of a work of Scots non fiction prose by King James VI of Scotland written with the purpose to describe and establish standards for prosody in Scotland in the late 16th century. It is often referred to simply as the Reulis …   Wikipedia

  • Purpose trust — Wills, trusts and estates …   Wikipedia

  • purpose — pur|pose1 [ pɜrpəs ] noun *** 1. ) count the goal that someone wants to achieve, or that something is intended to achieve: I use my boat mainly for leisure purposes. purpose of: The purpose of this dictionary is to help students of English. the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern 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 of Nomenclature —   For most societies plants are major sources of food, medicine and other essential products and so over time each species has acquired a name which may differ from place to place making it difficult for potential users to share their knowledge.… …   Etymological dictionary of grasses


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