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Purpose vs. Doggedness

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Purposenoun

An object to be reached; a target; an aim; a goal. "purpose".

Doggednessnoun

The state of being dogged; persistence; perseverance; tenacity; stubbornness.

Purposenoun

A result that is desired; an intention.

Doggednessnoun

(obsolete) sullenness; moroseness

Purposenoun

The act of intending to do something; resolution; determination.

Doggednessnoun

Sullenness; moroseness.

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Purposenoun

The subject of discourse; the point at issue.

Doggednessnoun

Sullen or obstinate determination; grim resolution or persistence.

Purposenoun

The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way.

‘The purpose of turning off the lights overnight is to save energy.’;

Doggednessnoun

persistent determination

Purposenoun

(obsolete) Instance; example.

Purposeverb

(intransitive) To have set as one's purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.

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Purposeverb

To design for some purpose.

Purposeverb

To discourse.

Purposenoun

That which a person sets before himself as an object to be reached or accomplished; the end or aim to which the view is directed in any plan, measure, or exertion; view; aim; design; intention; plan.

‘He will his firste purpos modify.’; ‘As my eternal purpose hath decreed.’; ‘The flighty purpose never is o'ertookUnless the deed go with it.’;

Purposenoun

Proposal to another; discourse.

Purposenoun

Instance; example.

Purposeverb

To set forth; to bring forward.

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Purposeverb

To propose, as an aim, to one's self; to determine upon, as some end or object to be accomplished; to intend; to design; to resolve; - often followed by an infinitive or dependent clause.

‘Did nothing purpose against the state.’; ‘I purpose to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living.’;

Purposeverb

To have a purpose or intention; to discourse.

Purposenoun

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’;

Purposenoun

what something is used for;

‘the function of an auger is to bore holes’; ‘ballet is beautiful but what use is it?’;

Purposenoun

the quality of being determined to do or achieve something;

‘his determination showed in his every movement’; ‘he is a man of purpose’;

Purposeverb

propose or intend;

‘I aim to arrive at noon’;

Purposeverb

reach a decision;

‘he resolved never to drink again’;

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