Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) purpose, intent, intention, aim, design (an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions) "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
- S: (n) function, purpose, role, use (what something is used for) "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
- S: (n) determination, purpose (the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose) "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"