For Jiménez, the novel uniquely suits her purpose of teaching social justice and activism to high school students.
Our nation enters this conflict reluctantly, yet our purpose is sure.
"No Drama" Obama, in this respect, is more Washingtonian—projecting a calm steadiness of purpose and character.
They're all searching for a home, or a purpose, or even just a moment's peace.
We are gathered for one reason and one reason alone—to raise money to help fulfill that dream and that purpose.
I readily promised to do so, and the following day was named for the purpose.
If this be said of musick, it is nonsense; if it be said of water, it is nothing to the purpose.
In 1890 a bill for this purpose received 44 out of 114 votes in the Parliament.
There was no reason to think that their presence there was suspected or their purpose known.
Books have their place in the world, but they are not its purpose.
c.1300, "intention, aim, goal," from Anglo-French purpos, Old French porpos "aim, intention" (12c.), from porposer "to put forth," from por- "forth" (from Latin pro- "forth;" see pur-) + Old French poser "to put, place" (see pose (v.1)). On purpose "by design" is attested from 1580s; earlier of purpose (early 15c.).
late 14c., from Anglo-French purposer "to design," Old French porposer "to intend, propose," variant of proposer (see propose).