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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈpɜː(ɹ)pəs/

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɜː(ɹ)pəs/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _purpos_, from Old French _purposer_ (“to propose”), from Latin _prō_ (“forth”) + _pausāre_, present active infinitive of _pausō_ (“halt, cease, pause”). NOUN PURPOSE (_plural_ PURPOSES) * An object to be reached; a target; an aim; a goal. * A result that is desired; an intention. * The act of intending to do something; resolution; determination. * 2013, Phil McNulty, "[1]", _BBC Sport_, 1 September 2013: United began with more PURPOSE in the early phase of the second half and Liverpool were grateful for Glen Johnson's crucial block from Young's goalbound shot. * The subject of discourse; the point at issue. (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?) * The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way. _The PURPOSE of turning off the lights overnight is to save energy._ * (obsolete) Instance; example. (Can we find and add a quotation of L'Estrange to this entry?) SYNONYMS * (_target_): aim, goal, object, target * (_intention_): aim, plan, intention * (_determination_): determination, intention, resolution * (_subject of discourse_): matter, subject, topic * (_reason for doing something_): reason * See also Wikisaurus:goal DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS TO BE CHECKED * German: (please verify) Zweck

From Middle English purpos, from Old French purposer (to propose), from Latin prō (forth) + pausāre, present active infinitive of pausō (halt, cease, pause).

Noun

purpose (plural purposes)

  1. An object to be reached; a target; an aim; a goal.
  2. A result that is desired; an intention.
  3. The act of intending to do something; resolution; determination.
  4. The subject of discourse; the point at issue.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)
  5. The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way.
    The purpose of turning off the lights overnight is to save energy.
  6. (obsolete) Instance; example.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of L'Estrange to this entry?)
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  • German: (please verify) Zweck

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _purposen_, from Old French _purposer_ (“to propose”) VERB PURPOSE (_third-person singular simple present_ PURPOSES, _present participle_ PURPOSING, _simple past and past participle_ PURPOSED) * (transitive) Have set as one's purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan. * Macaulay I PURPOSE to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living. * (transitive) (_passive_) Designed for some purpose. * (obsolete, intransitive) To have a purpose or intention; to discourse. (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?) DERIVED TERMS * purposed * purposer * purposive * on purpose SYNONYMS * (_have set as one's purpose_): aim, intend, mean, plan, set out * (_designed for some purpose_): intended TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English purposen, from Old French purposer (to propose)

Verb

purpose (third-person singular simple present purposes, present participle purposing, simple past and past participle purposed)

  1. (transitive) Have set as one's purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.
  2. (transitive) (passive) Designed for some purpose.
  3. (obsolete, intransitive) To have a purpose or intention; to discourse.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* “purpose” in _Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1_, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006. * “purpose” in _The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition_, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000. * "purpose" in _WordNet 2.0_, Princeton University, 2003.


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