Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Purposes.
4 letter answer(s) to purposes
bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end"
the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior inte
habitually do something (use only in the past tense);
(law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
avail oneself to;
(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage;
exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
(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"
the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on scho
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