Definition of "purpose"
  1. The goal or intended outcome of a certain action or sequence of actions
How to use "purpose" in a sentence
  1. The purpose of the contract was to outline the terms of their agreement.
  2. The legislature's purpose was to decrease crime rates in the city.
  3. According to the judge, the purpose of the trial is to seek the truth.

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