Purpose - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Purpose.

AIM
END
ENDUSE
IDEA
INTENT
SAKE
SENSE
USE
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AIM
  1. move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
  2. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;
  3. point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards;
  4. the action of directing something at an object;
  5. have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
  6. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable);
  7. propose or intend;
  8. an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "
  9. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
  10. the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  11. direct (a remark) toward an intended goal; "She wanted to aim a pun"
END
  1. a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
  2. either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
  3. the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
  4. one of two places from which people are communicating to each other; "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends wrote at the same time"
  5. (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
  6. a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
  7. the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
  8. (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
  9. the part you ar
ENDUSE
IDEA
  1. an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
  2. the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
  3. a personal view; "he has an idea that we don't like him"
  4. your intention; what you intend to do; "he had in mind to see his old teacher"; "the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"
  5. (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; "the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"
INTENT
  1. giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
  2. an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "
  3. the intended meaning of a communication
SAKE
  1. a reason for wanting something done; "for your sake"; "died for the sake of his country"; "in the interest of safety"; "in the common interest"
  2. the purpose of achieving or obtaining; "for the sake of argument"
  3. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
SENSE
  1. sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
  2. the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
  3. a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
  4. a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"
  5. comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
  6. the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified"
  7. become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
USE
  1. exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
  2. (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"
  3. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  4. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
  5. a particular service; "he put his knowledge to good use"; "patrons have their uses"
  6. (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
  7. (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
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