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Detailed Translations for purpose from English to Spanish


purpose [the ~] noun

  1. the purpose (use; intention; drift; meaning)
    el sentido
  2. the purpose (meaning; substance; intention; composition)
    el significado; el sentido

Translation Matrix for purpose:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
sentido composition; drift; intention; meaning; purpose; substance; use establishment; feeling; instinct; institute; institution; intuition; knack; organ of sense; sense organ
significado composition; intention; meaning; purpose; substance intent; meaning; merit; purport; sense; significance; stature; tendency; tenor; value; worth
- aim; design; determination; function; intent; intention; role; use
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- aim; propose; purport; resolve
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
sentido intense; sensitive; sentimental

Related Words for "purpose":

  • purposive, purposes, purposely

Synonyms for "purpose":

Related Definitions for "purpose":

  1. the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose1
    • he is a man of purpose1
  2. what something is used for1
  3. an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions1
  4. reach a decision1
  5. propose or intend1

Wiktionary Translations for purpose:

  1. target
  2. intention
  3. determination
  4. subject of discourse
  5. reason for doing something
  1. have set as one's purpose; intend

Cross Translation:
purpose efecto Behufveraltend; in Verbindung mit zu oder im Genitiv: Zweck
purpose objetivo ZielAusrichtung oder Endpunkt einer Bestrebung
purpose fin; propósito ZweckZiel, das mit einer Handlung, mit einem Vorgang oder mit einer sonstigen Maßnahme erreicht werden soll; Funktion, der etwas dienen soll
purpose propósito; intención Absichtgeplante noch nicht abgeschlossene Handlung
purpose intención; fin; objetivo; finalidad; blanco dessein — Intention d’exécuter quelque chose (sens général)
purpose intención; propósito proposparole échanger dans la conversation.

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