purpose [pur-puhs] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||intend, set sights on|
|Synonyms:||aim, aspire, bid for, commit, conclude, consider, contemplate, decide, design, determine, have a mind to, have in view, make up one's mind, mean, meditate, mind, plan, ponder, propose, pursue, resolve, think to, work for, work toward|
|Part of Speech:||noun, verb|
|Category:||1. Acts of volition|
will, volition, conation, velleity; liberum arbitrium; will and pleasure, free will; freedom; discretion; option (choice); voluntariness; spontaneity, spontaneousness; originality., pleasure, wish, mind; desire; frame of mind (inclination); intention; predetermination; self-control, determination (resolution) [more]; force of will.
will, list; see fit, think fit; determine (resolve); enjoin; settle (choose); volunteer., have a will of one's own; do what one chooses (freedom); have it all one's own way; have one's will, have one's own way., use one's discretion, exercise one's discretion; take upon oneself, take one's own course, take the law into one's own hands; do of one's own accord, do upon one's own authority; originate (cause).
voluntarily; at will, at pleasure; a volonte, a discretion; al piacere; ad libitum, ad arbitrium; as one thinks proper, as it seems good to; a beneplacito., of one's own accord, of one's own free will; proprio motu, suo motu, ex meromotu; out of one's own head; by choice; purposely (intentionally); deliberately.
stet pro ratione voluntas; sic volo sic jubeo; a vostro beneplacito; beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere; Deus vull; was man nicht kann meiden muss man wilig leiden.
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