Purpose

  • (noun): What something is used for.
    Synonyms: function, role, use
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on purpose, purposes:

General Purpose Input/Output
... 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 (program ... GPIO pins have no special purpose defined, and go unused by default ...
Kentucky Wildcats Football - First Team All-SEC
... 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 Wesley ...
Collegiality
... 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 ... sense 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 ...
Purpose Driven
... The trademarked term purpose driven comes from the teaching of Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California ... 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 ...
Education Quality And Accountability Office - Purpose - EQAO Vs Classroom Tests
... 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
  • (noun): The quality of being determined to do or achieve something.
    Example: "He is a man of purpose"
    Synonyms: determination
  • (verb): Reach a decision.
    Synonyms: resolve

Famous quotes containing the word purpose:

    War is in truth a disease in which the juices that serve health and maintenance are used for the sole purpose of nourishing something foreign, something at odds with nature.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    The technologist was the final guise of the white missionary, industrialization the last gospel of a dying race and living standards a substitute for a purpose in living.
    Max Frisch (1911–1991)

    I beg to assure you that I have never written you, or spoken to you, in greater kindness or feeling than now, nor with a fuller purpose to sustain you, so far as in my most anxious judgement, I consistently can. But you must act.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)