verb (used with object), pur·posed, pur·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), pur·posed, pur·pos·ing.
Origin of purpose
Examples from the Web for purposed
Yet the "Tigers" purposed to make the place the talk of the juvenile population and they turned to their captain for advice.A Son of the City|Herman Gastrell Seely
Things that were purposed to be benedictions can be changed into blights.My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year|John Henry Jowett
Maurice arrived in Washington without having apprised his father of his purposed visit.Fairy Fingers|Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
About five in the afternoon we left for Whitehall, where we purposed passing the night.
He learned nothing, and returned as ignorant, so far as really understanding the problems he purposed to study, as he came.
British Dictionary definitions for purposed
Word Origin for purpose
Idioms and Phrases with purposed
see at cross purposes; for all intents and purposes; on purpose; serve a purpose; to good purpose; to little or no purpose.