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purposes

EN[ˈpɝpəsɪz] [ˈpɜːpəsɪz]
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    Definition of purposes in English Dictionary

  • NounBFpurpose
    1. plural of purpose.
    2. VerbBFpurposePRpurposingPT, PPpurposed
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of purpose.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The purpose of the tramper is to pack the lint into the press box under the restraining dogs near the top end of the press box.
          • Just as Augustine notes that a true virgin must be a virgin physically and spiritually, so too a monk's single-heartedness of purpose in Christ cannot be left to an ethereal realm.
          • It gives a pair of drunken bums direction, purpose and thriving small businesses but it destroys their friendship and warps their morals in the process.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • This is the first time a multitransitional study of spectrally resolved rotational ammonia lines has been used for this purpose.
          • ...and no man ever knew him intimately who did not recognize and admire his great abilities, both natural and acquired, his large-heartedness and sincerity of purpose.
          • The underspecification of the project led to the development of software that was not fit for purpose.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
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          Grammatically, this word "purposes" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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