Some articles on purpose, purposes:
... General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) is a generic pin on a chip whose behavior (including whether it is an input or output pin) can be controlled (programmed ... GPIO pins have no special purpose defined, and go unused by default ...
... Colleagues are those explicitly united in a common purpose and respecting each other's abilities to work toward that purpose ... Thus, the word collegiality can connote respect for another's commitment to the common purpose and ability to work toward it ... to mean a group of colleagues united in a common purpose, and used in proper names, such as Electoral College, College of Cardinals, College of Pontiffs ...
... The trademarked term purpose driven comes from the teaching of Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California ... This teaching is embodied in Warren's best-selling book, The Purpose Driven Church, first published in 1995 ... The basic premise of the Purpose Driven paradigm is for a pastor to recognize and be obedient to God's purposes for his people and his church and organize around developing these characteristics ...
... Derek Abney Kick Returner 2003 Antonio Hall Offensive Tackle 2005 Rafael Little All-Purpose 2006 Keenan Burton All-Purpose 2006 Jacob Tamme Tight End 2006 Wesley Woodyard Linebacker 2007 Jacob Tamme Tight End 2007 ...
... Classroom tests measure how well students have learned specific information provide quick results teachers can use to modify teaching strategies may have subjective components, based on the teacher’s knowledge of each student, and provide results that may not be comparable across the school, board or province EQAO tests measure students’ cumulative knowledge and skills in relation to a provincial standard are given at key stages of students’ education are administered, scored and reported on in a consistent and objective manner and provide results that are comparable across the school, board, and province from year to year. ...
More definitions of "purpose":
- (noun): An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
Synonyms: intent, intention, aim, design
- (verb): Reach a decision.
Famous quotes containing the word purpose:
“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things: the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing worth a war, is worse.... A war to protect other human beings against tyrannical injustice; a war to give victory to their own ideas of right and good, and which is their own war, carried on for an honest purpose by their own free choiceis often the means of their regeneration.”
—John Stuart Mill (18061873)
“Rule of religion: purpose breathes even in dirt and stones.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)
“But this fully answered Johns purpose toward Betty, for as she did not understand, she highly admired him; and he concluded by again repeating that learning was a fine thing for a man but twas both useless and blameworthy for a woman either to write or read.”
—Sarah Fielding (17101768)