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Purpose
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Purpose as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 25 answers for the crossword clue 'Purpose', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Purpose a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Purpose as an answer itself some 55 times.

Purpose is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 12 November 2021 with the answer being END, but the most popular answer for this clue is INTENT.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
  • What something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
  • Reach a decision; "he resolved never to drink again"
  • The quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
  • Propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Purpose'.

  • peropus

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AIM
The action of directing something at an object; "he took aim and fired"

END
The part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"

OBJ

USE
Exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

4 Letters

GOAL
A successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play"

ROLE
The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"

SAKE
A reason for wanting something done; "for your sake"; "died for the sake of his country"; "in the interest of safety"; "in the common interest"

5 Letters

AVAIL
A means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"

POINT
A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs

SENSE
Sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"

USAGE Howard
The act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"

6 Letters

DESIGN
The act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); "he contributed to the design of a new instrument"

ENDUSE

INTENT
An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"

MOTIVE
The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"

OBJECT Howard
A tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

REASON
The capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"

7 Letters

MEANING
The idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?"

PROPOSE
Present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"

PURPORT
The intended meaning of a communication

RESOLVE
The trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"

8 Letters

FUNCTION
The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"

9 Letters

INTENTION
An act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out; "my intention changed once I saw her"

OBJECTIVE
The lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed

13 Letters

DETERMINATION
The act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"

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